Monthly Archives: January 2011

Patricius Tokaj Sárga Muskotály – 2009 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A wine with a great diversity of notes supporting a multitude of foods. Spring-summer like; best enjoyed year round. A wine with a pronounced minerality and acid signature. Notes of Green-yellow citrus, melon, pear, sesame, cashew and floral and white … Continue reading

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Hartford Family Sonoma Coast Chardonnay – 2000 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Notes of Packham pear, sesame, toast and nutmeg. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – All Rights Reserved.  James … Continue reading

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Twenty Rows Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine presents with notes of focused dark bramble fruit, Mexican cinnamon, chocolate, pine nut,  and allspice. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Goosecross Cellars Napa Valley Cabernet Franc – 2007 – 9.4 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Wild blueberry Confit, anise, fennel, cardamom, Morel and Chanterelle mushroom.  Scent from an autumnal plum orchard; elegant and sophisticated. winery website: http://goosecross.com/ ¡Salud! *** 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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Talley Arroyo Grande Rosemary Vineyard Pinot Noir – 2000 – 9.3 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A decade later this wine is still formidable–powerful, muscular; giving notes of blueberry Confit, Eucalyptus, pine nuts, allspice.  Dark and time i in the bottle was a complete benefit.  This wine has another 5-8 years left–amazing for a US Pinot … Continue reading

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2011 A Brand New Wine Year – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Another great new wine year is ahead.  A year as in years past to make discovery and even hone in on favourite wines and wine regions. I look forward to a whole new year of wine events, recording wine videos, … Continue reading

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