Category Archives: 8.8

Errázuriz Valle de Aconcagua Sauvignon Blanc – 2011 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Tasting through quite a number of high quality Sauvignon Blancs from Chile–a great find and I certainly recommend finding a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc if you are a fan.  Notes of freshly peeled grapefruit peel and zest, sesame white tea, and hibiscus. … Continue reading

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Montinore Estate Willamette Valley Müller-Thurgau – 2010 – 8.8 – James Meléndez

Notes of Marshmalllow, cashew, orange citrus peel, honey and ginger; this would be an ideal cupcake wine. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2012 … Continue reading

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Trefthen Family Oak Knoll Malbec – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

Dry; fennel, deeply herbaceous, touch of white truffle and continuous blueberry notes. ¡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 … Continue reading

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Georges Duboeuf Broilly – #GDandBurgers – 2009 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This is a wine that I paired with a house made burger. A great experience of burgers and Beaujolais–something I had not done before or even thought of until #GDandBurgers event.  I have been on man virtual tastings and I … Continue reading

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Gruet New Mexico Demi-Sec – NV – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

Bright citrus, floral, biscuit and almond and honey. ¡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 Rights … Continue reading

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Gruet New Mexico Pinot Noir – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

Notes of Blackberry, Turkish fig, candy, and rose petal. ¡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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Santa Carolina Valle de Leyda Reserva Sauvignon Blanc – 2010 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

Dry and yet spirited; Spitzenberg apple, delicate touch of Persimmon and a dash of baking spices; scent of peeled Pomelo and honeysuckle. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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