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The two last-named are wines of superior quality, having been selected with much care from a very extensive store. The Sillery at 548. is admitted generally to equal the première qualité of many of the principal growers, whilst the Bouzy is unquestionably the finest in Europe. Both are the choicest of the 1857 growths, and, to secure their identity, they bear my special brand on the cork.
SOUTH OF FRANCE WINES.
The severe and unseasonable frost that visited France in the month of May was not followed by the extensive mischief so confidently predicted, the vintage of the season surpassing expectation in respect both of quantity and quality. The produce of the various communes, however, was very irregular and unequal, according as they were more or less influenced by inclement weather. The vineyards of St. Estèphe, Leoville, and Margaux escaped injury, and produced an abundant supply of fine quality. The vines of St. Emilion, on the contrary, suffered severely, and in the district of Bordeaux some grounds gave a fair crop, whilst others produced less than half an average. At Château Lafitte the vines were overladen with fruit, and the yield there will be correspondingly abundant and good. In the white wine departments, although the crop was restricted to half an average, the produce will be unusually fine, and take rank among the first vintages. In Burgundy, again, a truly remarkable vintage has been secured, which will rival the finest brands of former years. There was, however, the unusual contrast of two distinct gatherings; the first was premature, and gave incomplete wine, whilst the more patient proprietors benefited from a fuller maturity and finer quality, their wines being rich in colour and fruity.
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collection of documents, nothing beyond a limited selection of the most important will, we presume, be expected to appear as an appendix to that volume. The price of this collection of papers, bulky as it is, is only four shillings. It will be seen, accordingly, that the Committee must lose considerably by the publication, unless a large number should be sold. The separate Papers and Tracts are all well written, and adapted to their purpose. Their only fault is, that they seem to be intended mainly for persons who are supposed to know a good d
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Pints, 48. per two dozen extra.
These Wines possess all the characteristics of the finer sorts of French Claret, and contain great body without their acidity. very general approval uniformly accorded them has elicited the following confirmation:
"The Wines of Hungary are so good as to be almost priceless." -Times, Oct, 29, 1861.
Prior to my importations in 1860, the wines of Hungary were entirely unknown to the greater portion of wine consumers in this country. During this short interval their intrinsic worth, their purity, and peculiar properties have become generally recognised, and the satisfaction and approval is so extensive and cordial, as to justify my giving them a prominent position in my new current list of prices. But few persons, perhaps, are prepared to expect so vast a wine-region as Hungary actually presents, her annual produce amounting to 360 millions of gallons, and thus constituting her one of the largest wine-growing countries in Europe. Numberless are the varieties raised over such an extended surface, differing, as may be expected, in many esential respects. Generally more generous than the French or Rhenish, in colour they are pale or red, in body they are light or strong, in taste dry or sweet, with an agreeable and fragrant aroma. Pure in their origin, manipulated with scrupulous and unremitting care, the genuine and spontaneous production of nature, and without any admixture of brandy (a practice unknown in Hungary), they are yet richer in alcohol than French wines, and are free from the slightest acidity. The wines of Hungary have been submitted to a rigid and careful analysis by Dr. Kletzinsky, an eminent German chemist, and his elaborate published report bears the strongest testimony to their dietetic and restorative properties, which he attributes to their
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collection of documents, nothing beyond a limited selection of the most important will, we presume, be expected to appear as an appendix to that volume. The price of this collection of papers, bulky as it is, is only four shillings. It will be seen, accordingly, that the Committee must lose considerably by the publication, unless a large number should be sold. The separate Papers and Tracts are all well written, and adapted to their purpose. Their only fault is, that they seem to be intended mainly for persons who are supposed to know a good dea
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J. L. DENMAN, 65, FENCHURCH STREET.
purity, and the large proportion of phosphor inherent in them. This element for the organic purposes of nature is so precious, that every thing able to furnish it should be held in the highest esteem. "Without phosphor," he says, "no nerve can form itself; without phosphor no muscular fibril could weave itself, that heaves burdens and realizes what has been thought; without phosphor there would be no unison in the wonderful structure of the bones, No life without phosphor."
SOUTH AFRICAN WINES.
Muscatel, or Moselle
Pure Altar Wine (white)
Constantia, red or white
WINES IN WOOD.
Octave 14 gallons equal to seven dozen.
gallons equal to 14 dozen.
£5 12 0
£10 14 0 13 7 0
Carriage paid to any Railway Station in England.
One of the earliest consequences of the legislative change in our wine duties has been an extensive demand for the secondary produce of France; and, with the market under such a depressing influence, The reaction, however, it need hardly occasion surprise if our imports from South Africa should have proportionately declined. will probably prove but of brief duration, inasmuch as these wines are now well established in public favour, and their useful properties and intrinsic worth will not fail to retain for them a permanent place in most domestic arrangements.
Highly valued for its refreshing and restorative properties, and perfect freedom from any acidity. This wine is an excellent stomachic, was formerly in great favour and request, and is the only liqueur that has successfully maintained its ancient reputation. Price 268. per doz., in original bottles and cases as imported.
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