Luis Ochoa Napa Valley Red Wine – 2006 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietal:

-       Cabernet Sauvignon

-       Cabemet Franc

-       Merlot

Focus on red and black plum, fresh strawberry, Thyme, and baking spices; smooth and lengthy finish.

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Fischer Unity Red Wine – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals:

-     75% Cabernet Sauvignon

-     11% Cabernet Franc

-     9% Merlot

-     2% Petit Verdot

-     2% Syrah

-     1% Malbec

This wines juice comes from Napa County 76% and Sonoma County 24%.   Notes of black plum, black cherry, bramble fruit, sweet spices, mushroom and smoked chiles.  Scent of cedar, underbrush and Allspice.

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Violet Green Alder Springs Vineyard Mendocino County Cabernet Franc – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Smoked cherry-raspberry, vanilla, truffle, Crimini mushroom and hint of savory spices.

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Black Sears Howell Mountain Caberbet Franc – 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Cherry Tart, mushroom and hint of sweet chile pepper, and vanilla.

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Eden Canyon Jolie Red Wine – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy –

Varietals:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon 85%
  • Merlot 10%
  • Petit Verdot 4%
  • Cabernet Franc 1%

Scent of cedar box, pine nuts roasting and rose petals; flavour notes of wild bramble berries, vanilla, Cardamom, and truffle.

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Korbin Kameron Sonoma Valley Cuvee Kristin – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals:

  • 31% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 28% Merlot
  • 19% Cabernet Franc
  • 13% Malbec
  •  9% Petit Verdot

A polished wine with all Bordeaux reds; this wine exhibits notes of braised red raspberry-cherry, Thyme, sweet chile Ancho, mushroom, and chocolate pieces.

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Merriam Jones Vineyard Dry Creek Valley Cabernet Franc -2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Essence of black cherry, plum, baking spices and white mushroom.
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