Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hartwell Family Stag’s Leap District Miste Hill Cabernet Sauvignon – 2007 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Wild bramble berry Confit, dark chocolate, Marjoram and Cinnamon. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All … Continue reading

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Violet Green Alder Springs Vineyard La Croix Mendocino Red Wine – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietals:  –       60% Merlot –       40% Cabernet Franc  Notes of currant, blackberry, freshly ground herbs, chocolate dust and white truffle. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Von Holt Suacci Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir – 2008 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Delicate and nuanced notes of  cherry, rose petals, white truffle and pepper.  Scent of lavender, cedar wood pile, and moist earth in an orchard. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Kelleher Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon – 2006 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Focus on late summer red cherry, Cardamom, roasted fennel and Marjoram.  Scent of moist earth, fall leaves and worn suede. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Klinker Brick Lodi Old Ghost Zinfandel – 2009 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Roasted red apple, red-black cherry, cinnamon, cinnamon and vanilla ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All … Continue reading

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Luis Ochoa Napa Valley Red Wine – 2006 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietal: –       Cabernet Sauvignon –       Cabemet Franc –       Merlot Focus on red and black plum, fresh strawberry, Thyme, and baking spices; smooth and lengthy finish. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. … Continue reading

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