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Arnoux Claude

Claude Arnoux (1695-1770) was a priest in Beaune at the Burgundian Cote d'Or active. He moved to London and sold the wines from his home here. In 1728 he published the book "La Situation de la Bourgogne", in which he described the wines of that time and how they were made, and included the wine list he had drawn. The introduction to the work is a hymn of praise in Latin for the wines of Volnay, He already uses and describes the term terroir in connection with the optimal for a floor vine as an important criterion for the character of a wine. For excellent wines, he recommends bringing grapes from a single vineyard together into one barrel and categorically rejects the usual mixing of grapes from different locations at that time. He wrote about the correct enjoyment of Burgundy wines "that you have to drink them in two ways - through the nose and through the mouth - either simultaneously or separately". In 1761 he published a French-English phrase book, in which one chapter was devoted to the purchase of alcoholic beverages and used an extensive one Wine Description vocabulary ).

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