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Month June 2011

Gruet Savage Blanc de Blanc New Mexico – NV – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

A 100% Chardonnay wine, Meyer lemon zest, delicate notes of fennel and nutmeg.

 

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Nieva Rueda Blanco Nieva – 2010 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Notes of cantaloupe, Mexican cinnamon, and anise.

Varietal:

  • Verdejo
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Bodega Pazos del Rey Monterrei Sila Mencia – 2009 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Earthen; Deep roasted black cherry, fennel, slight bacon note and Cardamom.

Varietal

  • Mencia

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Talai Berri Getariako Txakolina – 2010 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Very dry; notes of exotic green citrus, hint of papaya, almond and delicate detection of sweet spices.

Varietals:

  • Hondarribi Zeri
  • Hondarribi Beltza

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Bodegas As Laxas Rias Baixas Albariño – 2010 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Dry, flinty – Kaffir lime, yellow citrus peel, fresh almond, and slight white pepper.

Varietal:

  • Albariño

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Château Flotis Fronton 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Distinct; silken tannins; lush roasted dark cherry, freshly ground cardamom, slight game note, Thyme and white mushroom

Varietals:

  • Negrette – 90%
  • Syrah – 10%

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Château Cazat-Beauchene Bordeaux Supérieur – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Centered on notes of deep roasted red cherry, lighter shade of dark chocolate, slight sweet chile and cinnamon.

Varietals:

  • Merlot – 70%
  • Cabernet Sauvigon 15%
  • Cabernet Franc 15%

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Quivera Wine Creek Ranch Dry Creek Valley Grenache – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

Wild strawberry, raspberry, anise, lobster mushroom and hint of cinnamon; scent of sanded wood and warn leather.

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Quinta do Ameal Vinho Verde Branco – 2010 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Green citrus, hint of passion fruit, hazlenut, and fennel.

Varietal:

  • Loureiro – 100%

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Round Pond Napa Valley Estate Sauvignon Blanc – 2010 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

Stainless Steel—mineral, focused; yellow citrus peel and zest, white pepper, and delicate notes of cinnamon and fresh herbs.

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