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Month May 2011

Viña Ijalba Graciano – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietal:

  •  Graciano – 100%

Luxuriant tannins; smokey wild blueberry, toasted almond, fresh Cardamom and Chanterelle mushroom.

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Ysios Riserva – 2004 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietal:

Tempranillo – 100%

Centered notes: black cherry, Abalone mushroom, ground anise and fresh fennel.

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***

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Royal White – 2010 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals:

  • 100% Viura

clean, mineral drive; Snowbright white peach, sweet fennel and freshly ground baking spices

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Viña Zaco -2008 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietal:

  • Tempranillo

Warm notes; violet and red flower petals, essence of black cherry, chile Mulatto, and ground nutmeg.

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***

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Dinastia Vivanico Blanco – 2010 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals:

  • Viura
  • Malvasia
  • White Tempranillo

Smyryna fig, Kaffir lime, fresh pine nuts, fennel, and subtle hint of pepper.

¡Salud!

***

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Puerto Vieja Crianza – 2008 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals:

  • Tempraniloo – 80%
  • Mazuelo – 15%
  • Graciano – 5%

Emphasis on dark red fruit notes; cherry, cassis and slight touch of game, whole cinnamon stick and freshly ground Cardamom.

¡Salud!

***

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Belezos Blanco – 2010 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals:

  • Viura – 100%

Mineral focus; delightful acid; notes of passion fruit, Adriatic fig, cashew and hint of pepper.

¡Salud!

***

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Don Jacobo Gran Reserva – 1995 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals:

  • Tempranillo – 85%
  • Garnacha – 15%

Eloquent and rich, dark basted black cherry, smoke, spice rack and truffle.

¡Salud!

***

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Capricious de Landaluce – 2005 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals:

  • Tempranillo – 100%

Notes of cassis-Montmorency cherry, roasted game, Morel mushroom; scent of cedar and pine wood pile, buttery leather and sweet spices.

¡Salud!

***

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Cortes de Cima Alentejo Aragonês – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Notes of strawberry Coulis, thyme and white truffle.

¡Salud!

***

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