Monthly Archives: July 2009

Archeo Nero d’Avola – 2007 – 8.6 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine gives bright notes of cranberry-cherry, pepper and pecan. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2009 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez All Rights … Continue reading

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Epicuro Beneventano Aglianico – 2007 – 8.6 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Here is an Italian wine of Greek heritage that you hardly see at any wine retailer. This wine presents with notes baked blackberry, ground clove, fennel and field mushroom… a very pleasant finish..  Light tannins a perfect Saturday afternoon sipper. … Continue reading

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Tommolo Montepulciano d’Abruzzo – 2007 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

The Montepulciano grape is lighter in style, slightly vitreous, higher in it’s acid profile.  This particular wine is subdued in it’s initial taste.  This wine gives notes of black cherry and finishes prominently with cedar, pepper and sweet spices.  Overall … Continue reading

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Epicuro Nero d’Avola – 2007 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

The Nero d’Avola grape is nearly synonymous with Sicily and indigenous to Italy.  Nero means black and the southeast Sicillian village of it’s origin is Avola hence Nero d’Avola.   It’s a long name but a formidable wine low alcohol 13% … Continue reading

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Vigna Flaminio Rose of Negroamaro – 2008 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A bright and floral wine blushing with tart red cherry, cardamom and violet. *** 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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Purpureus Cantine Ferri Primitivo – 2007 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine exhibits a slight rains qualities and roasted red apple and abundance of winter spices and warm wood. *** 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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Villa Mottura Mottura Negroamaro -2007 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is a exhibit many wondrous qualities that are deeply earthy–the nose is moist earth, peat and exhibits qualities of mushroom, bright and supple red fruit with a bit of nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice.  13% alcohol content.  Serve with … Continue reading

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