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Month May 2008

Merry Edwards Meredith Estate Valley Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir – 9.0 – 2004 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

An exceptional Pinot Noir from Merry Edwards; lively acid complement the rose petal and violet nose; lavender, Ancho chile, allspice, and fresh garden herbs.

¡Salud!

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Santa Cruz Mountain Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon – 2005 – 8.7 – James Meléndez /James the Wine Guy

Blueberry, raspberry, filbert, Marjoram, smoke and Fall leaves

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Santa Cruz Mountain McDowell Valley Grenache – 2005 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine exhibits roasted red tomato, Mediterranean spice, and Mission fig

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Violet & Green Alder Springs Vineyard Mendocino Syrah – 2003 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine exhibits red currant coulis, Asian simmering spice, Pinon and black pepper.

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Vina Robles Paso Robles Syrah – 2003 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine exhibits Raspberry-blackberry-currant confit, chocolate-clove dust, and cedar box.

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Vina Robles West Side Paso Robles Zinfandel – 2004 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A very hot (from alcohol) 15.8% – this is a 90% Zinfandel, 10% Petite Sirah; a classic raisin wine with red plum, apple, and baking spice.

¡Salud!

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Vina Robles Edna Valley Chardonnay – 2006 – 8.5 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A weak Chardonnay; some nut, fennel, and Asian pear.

¡Salud!

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Santa Cruz Mountain Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A weaker than expected showing for this Cabernet Sauvignon; there was not evenness on each portion of taste – beginning, mid to finish; some black pepper, herbaceous, and slight blueberry.

¡Salud!

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Santa Cruz Mountain Santa Cruz Mountains Merlot – 2004 – 8.9 – James Meléndez /James the Wine Guy

This wine exhibits Pasilla pepper, chocolate, wild cherry, and Crimini mushroom.

¡Salud!

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Nickel & Nickel Bonfire Vineyards Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel – 2005 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine exhibits red roasted pepper, raspberry, slight candied raisin, fresh cut cedar.

¡Salud!

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