Monthly Archives: February 2010

Cecchi Toscana Coevo Red Wine Blend – 2006 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is a blend of Sangiovese 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 10%, Merlot 20%, and Petit Verdot 20%.  This wine imparts a varation of notes from black cherry, smoke truffle, cardamom and scent of suede. *** A plethora of wine reviews … Continue reading

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Artazuri Navarra – 2007 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 100% Grenach (Garnacha) and presents with a drier than expected style; slight blackberry-Mission fig, moistened earth after rain, and sweet spices. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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Gauchezco Mendoza Malbec – 2008 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is a medium bodied wine with 14% alcohol.  This wine exhibits notes of red cherry, mild dark chocolate, pepper and sweet spices. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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Matrix Nunes Vineyard Russian River Pinot Noir – 8.9 – 2007 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine presents with notes of focused red cherry, allspice, pepper, and dried rose petals. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews:jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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Matrix Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir – 9.0 – 2007 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine presents with notes of rose petal, violet, chile Guajillo, and softness of baking spices. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews:jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Matrix Buoncristiani Russian River Valley Reserve Pinot Noir – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez /James the Wine Guy

This wine has a splendid structure of  acid to alcohol to fruit; notes of red cherry Flambe, smoke, pepper and earthen notes of mushroom and suede. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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Breaux Vineyards Lafayette Virginia Cabernet Franc – 2003 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine has a pronounced acid profile; low alcohol at 13%.   The notes this wine gives are roasted mushroom, crushed black cherry, pepper and cardamom.  A beautiful expression of Cabernet Franc from Virginia and Breaux Vineyards. *** A plethora … Continue reading

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