Daily Archives: June 20, 2009

Verdad Santa Ynez Valley Albariño – 2008 – 8.8 – James Melendez

A wine with a beautiful straw-light gold color; this wine exhibits a racy acid structure that tantalizes the palette; truffled honey, Granny Smith apple, and green pluot. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. … Continue reading

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St. Amant Amador County Vintage Port – 2006 – 9.1 – James Melendez

St. Amant produces quite nice Lodi wines and I have to say their vintage Port was such a nice homage to the mothership’s Port.  This wine is not just a fortified wine but a wine utilizing Portuguese varietals: Touriga Nacional, … Continue reading

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Bokisch Lodi Tempranillo – 2006 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This wine exhibits a wonderful structure; higher in alcohol and acid but brought under control by it’s base of roasted red plum, ground mace, Crimini mushroom, and finishing with underbrush. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around … Continue reading

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