Monthly Archives: September 2012

Stepping Stone North Coast White Rocks – 2011 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A blend of Chardonnay and Gewürztraminer–notes of Green and yellow citrus zest; seasame, white tea, jasmine and hint of just sliced Adriatic fig. http://www.cornerstonecellars.com/ *** http://www.jamesthewineguy.com ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the … Continue reading

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Masseria Gavi di Gavi – 2010 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2012 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez / James the Wine Guy— All Rights Reserved. James the Wine … Continue reading

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Archery Summit Vireton Willamette Valley Rosé – 2011 – 9.0 – James Meléndez

Clonally rich wine: clonal rich: pomard, wadenswil, 113, 114, 115, 667, 777, ASW2, Mariafeld, Martini. Notes of organic strawberry, Pomegranate, green citrus, violets, golden Kiwi and cashew. http://www.archerysummit.com/ ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions … Continue reading

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Conti Zecca Negramaro – 2008 – 9.3 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Negramaro is a synonym for Negroamaro. Scent notes of black cherry, graphite, underbrush and allspice. A gorgeous dry wine with impressive acid tone; black cherry in summer sun, cherry orchard, black plum, pepper, and ground clove This wins is 14% … Continue reading

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Domaine Jean Vullien Roussette de Savoie – 9.1 – 2010 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

100% Altesse; 12.5% alcohol content, vibrant, exemplary, definietivfely approachable. Beautiful gold coloration, scent of wild flower honey, grapefruit citrus, and first of season flower garden. Flavour notes of citreon, fennel, just shelled pine nuts, and delicate hint of baking spices. … Continue reading

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Tikveš Rep of Macedonia Vranec – 2010 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Vranec from the Republic of Macedonia.  We live in amazing wine times–great varietals, amazing qualities and from lands like the Republic of Georgia.  Vranec a DNA relationship to Primitivo, Zinfandel and Crljenak Kaštelanski–what we don’t know is what other grapes it … Continue reading

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