Monthly Archives: March 2011

Miner Family Odyssey Napa Valley Rhone Blend – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

77% Grenache, 17% Syrah and  6% Mourvèdre.  Notes of blueberry-blackberry confit, chile Ancho, smoke and Hazelnut. ¡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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Lone Madrone Points West Paso Robles White Blend – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A blend of Roussanne and Picpoul Blanc; definitive and well blended.  Notes of white pitted fruit; White Heath peach, hint of Adriatic fig, scent of anise and warm summer evening. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions … Continue reading

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Kenneth Volk Enz Valley Lime Kiln Valley Mourvèdre – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Haunting, everpresent; Notes of smoked game, blueberry, slight bramble notes and scent of freshly cut pine and cedar. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 … Continue reading

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Kenneth Volk Live Oak Vineyard Paso Robles Viognier – 2009 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Vibrant, fresh; appreciable notes of Apricot, Hibiscus, fennel, pine nut and ultra hint of white pepper. ¡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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Rhone Rangers 2011 Grand Tasting: A Love for Rhone – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I enjoy each Rhone Rangers and especial this years grand tasting.  Each tasting I plan on tasting everything—I start as soon as the event is opened and stay to the very close.    I could not taste everything but I … Continue reading

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South Coast Temecula Valley Blanc de Blancs – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

California has approximately over 86 wineries producing sparkling wines.  This sparkling wine is from Temecula Valley.  Passionfruit, Adriatic fig, green apple, toasted Brioche, almond, A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Villa Mongalli Sagrantino Col Cimino – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Cherry-Boysenberry, Crimini mushroom, and Mexican cinnamon; scent of Thyme and underbrush. ** 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 … Continue reading

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