Bordeaux has long symbolized the peak of prestige for French wine. Yet despite its outstanding reputation, the region has remained relatively closed to consumers, as forbidding as the highest chateau gates or the most tannic of its young wines. In this highly approachable, beautifully illustrated guide, Master of Wine James Lawther draws on his insider's knowledge to open up Bordeaux. He has identified the 90 producers with the finest wines and the most interesting stories to tell, taking us inside their chateaux and offering intimate portraits of both the properties and the people who shape this fascinating region. This guide, the third in the acclaimed Finest Wines series, from Hugh Johnson's award-winning team, brings the region to life more vividly than ever before. Authoritative, bang up-to-date, and full of actionable information, this essential guide is required reading for all wine lovers and makes a handsome present.