Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sinatra Family Estates Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot and 10% Cabernet Franc.  Focused notes of Blueberry, Acai, freshly roasted pine nuts, freshly ground cardamom and slight vanilla. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. … Continue reading

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Au Sommet Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 9.4 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

  Well structured; muscular, lean and complex; Notes of wild blueberry, cardamom, cinnamon, cacao nibs, pine nuts and toffee. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 … Continue reading

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Coup de Foudre Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir – 2008 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Pronounced notes of black cherry Coulis, cassis, chocolate dust, lavender, and Eucalyptus. *** 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 Meléndez — … Continue reading

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My 100th Video – World Wide Wine Day – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This is my 100th video; this is my 100th in terms of videos that I have uploaded onto YouTube. I have 91 of the videos regarding wine and 9 regarding travel on the James the Travel Guy Channel. I do … Continue reading

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Bogle California Old Vine Zinfandel – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Bogle a family owned winery; producing Old Vine Zinfandel that you might have seen at your retailer and might have passed by.  This wine possess a high level of quality and delivered at a great value. *** A plethora of … Continue reading

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Plantaže ProCorde Lake Skadar Valley Vranac – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Plum confit, cherry confit, cinnamon dust, white pepper, scent of summer herb garden.  The Vranac is a distinct wine and has been compared to Plavac Mali, Primitivo and Zinfandel thought it maybe related it is it’s own varietal.  Inkwell dark, … Continue reading

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Gamla Golan Heights Pinot Noir – 2006 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Notes of bramble berries – boysenberry, blackberry, raspberry, cherry, eucalyptus, black pepper. *** 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 Meléndez – All … Continue reading

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