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Jullien André

The wine merchant and writer André Jullien (1766-1832) from Paris was one of the first wine authors to go on extensive trips to all five continents, even to China and Africa. He set himself the goal of describing as much as possible all of the world's wines and arranging them by style and quality. In 1816 he published the work "Topographie de tous les vignobles connus", of which an abbreviated English version appeared eight years later under the title "A manual and guide to all importers and buyers in the choice of wines". It is considered the most extensive wine classification ever. Jullien ranked in five quality classes. The wines from the wineries Château Haut-Brion. Château Lafite. Château Latour and Chateau Margaux For example, he classified it as "first class" and probably had a significant influence on the one introduced a little later in 1855 Bordeaux Classification, André Jullien is considered one of the most important founders of modern wine journalism and a professional one wine review,

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