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Stock #: 713575
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Size: 3.25" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Here are eight outstanding French table wines that are the most popular and enjoyed wines in the world. Each wine has its unique characteristics, and together they constitute an "instant wine cellar" that is an exceptional value. BEAUJOLAIS (Bo-jo-lay) The most popular red wine of France -- dry, light and deliciously refreshing. Serve with lamb, beef, veal, stews and roasts. POUILLY FUISSE (Poo-yee fwee-say) A rich, distinctively dry Burgundy -- one of the finest white wines in the world. Serve with shellfish, seafood, poultry. PINOT CHARDONNAY (Pee-no shar-doe-nay) This classic grape variety produces all of the great white Burgundies -- crisp, dry, outstanding flavor. Serve with seafood, shellfish, casseroles. PINOT NOIR (Pee-no nwahr) A remarkable red Burgundy from the same grape used to make Pommard and Chambertin. Soft, round, full-flavored and rich in Burgundy character. Serve with stews, roasts, beef and lamb. COTES DU RHONE (Coat-dew-rone) From sunny slopes in the south of France -- a robust, full-bodied, dry red wine with a great deal of flavor. Serve with stews, roasts, red meat. ROSE D'ANJOU (Rozay don-joo) From the historic chateau region along the Loire River, one of the most enjoyable roses of France -- mellow, well-balanced, and not bone dry. Serve with seafood, poultry, stews, casseroles. BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR (Borz-doe sue-pir-yur) From the greatest wine district in the world -- a dry, well-balanced red wine with the distinctive flavor typical of the finest Bordeaux. Serve with veal, lamb and beef. GRAVES (Grahv) An impeccably dry, flavorful and well-rounded white Bordeaux -- one of the most famous wines in the world. Serve with seafood, shellfish and poultry. YEAR 1968 Red Bordeaux - 6 Dry White Bordeaux - 6 Sweet White Bordeaux - 5 Red Burgundy - 4 White Burgundy - 6 Beaujolais - 5 Rhone Valley - 6 Loire Valley - 6 Rhine & Moselle - 5 1967 Red Bordeaux - 8 Dry White Bordeaux - 8 Sweet White Bordeaux - 9 Red Burgundy - 7 White Burgundy - 8 Beaujolais - 9 Rhone Valley - 8 Loire Valley - 9 Rhine & Moselle - 8 1966 Red Bordeaux - 9 Dry White Bordeaux - 8 Sweet White Bordeaux - 7 Red Burgundy - 9 White Burgundy - 9 Beaujolais - 9 Rhone Valley - 8 Loire Valley - 8 Rhine & Moselle - 8 1965 Red Bordeaux - 6 Dry White Bordeaux - 5 Sweet White Bordeaux - 4 Red Burgundy - 4 White Burgundy - 6 Beaujolais - 4 Rhone Valley - 6 Loire Valley - 5 Rhine & Moselle - 6 1964 Red Bordeaux - 8 Dry White Bordeaux - 7 Sweet White Bordeaux - 6 Red Burgundy - 8 White Burgundy - 7 Beaujolais - 7 Rhone Valley - 7 Loire Valley - (8) Rhine & Moselle - (9) 1963 Red Bordeaux - 5 Dry White Bordeaux - 5 Sweet White Bordeaux - 4 Red Burgundy - 4 White Burgundy - 4 Beaujolais - - Rhone Valley - 4 Loire Valley - - Rhine & Moselle - - 1962 Red Bordeaux - 8 Dry White Bordeaux - (7) Sweet White Bordeaux - 9 Red Burgundy - 8 White Burgundy - (8) Beaujolais - - Rhone Valley - (8) Loire Valley - - Rhine & Moselle - - 1961 Red Bordeaux - 10 Dry White Bordeaux - (7) Sweet White Bordeaux - 9 Red Burgundy - 9 White Burgundy - (8) Beaujolais - - Rhone Valley - (8) Loire Valley - - Rhine & Moselle - - ( ) Buy carefully; some wines are past their peak. - Too old to enjoy 1-3 - Poor 4-5 - Fair 6-7 - Good 8 - Great 9-10 - Outstanding