Monthly Archives: June 2009

Novella Synergy Blanc Paso Robles White Blend – 2008 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A perfect picnic basket wine; completely accessible and appreciable with many palette preferences.   Delicate, evocative and racy acids; this is a blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, and Muscat Canelli the notes are exciting – white peach, kiwi, hibiscus, … Continue reading

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Thank you for Your Votes – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Thank you for your support and votes for the Murphy-Goode wine correspondent contest.  Nice to know I have wonderful supporters out there–I am truly grateful! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Shane The Unknown Sonoma County Syrah – 2007 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine with superb acid and tannic structure gives notes of red pear, crushed spiced, chocolate and scent of dried leaves. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com … Continue reading

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Hahn Central Coast Syrah – 2007 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez

This wine gives notes of cherry-cranberry, biscuit, cashew and Asian simmering spices. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2009 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – … Continue reading

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Io Upper Bench Santa Maria Valley Syrah – 2005- 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A wine with thick tannins; floral notes of red rose petal, violet; notes of ground cardamom, truffled honey and moist earth. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com … Continue reading

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Chateau Ste Michelle Wahluke Syrah Limited Release – 2005 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A wine with formidable tannins; notes of roasted red pear, philo dough, almond, and chocolate. Drink now through 2013. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2009 … Continue reading

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Shane The Villain Mendocino Syrah – 2007 – 2007 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A medium bodied wine with notes of red pluot, roasted Marcona almond, Mission fig, and wild mushrooms.  Drink now through 2011. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com … Continue reading

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