Category Archives: 9.0

Corona B Aragon Cariñena 2011 – 90 Points – James Melendez

  Nose: strawberry, crushed red candy violets underbrush Palate: Rustic notes of dried strawberry, cherry, pepper, bay leaf and thyme **** Santé, James James the Wine Guy Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. … Continue reading

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Domaine Paul Pernot Bourgogne Chardonnay – 2012 – 9.0 (90/100 Pts) – James Melendez

Easily approached; a delightful Chardonnay; essence of green citrus, white flowers, sesame, pine nut and hint of fennel. Salud! James *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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Thierry & Pascale Matrot Bourgogne Blanc – 2011 – 9.0 – James Melendez

An easy to put your arms around this white Burgundy. Nicely dry; balanced and even; notes of yellow-orange citrus peel and zest, minerals in a stream, white peach, hint of fennel and tea. Salud! James *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at … Continue reading

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Red 7 North Coast Proprietary Red Wine – 9.0 (90/100 Pts) – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This is a fun wine – a blend that is known only to the wine maker.   I did take 7 guesses as to each of the seven varieties in this wine: 1. Merlot 2. Grenache 3 Syraj 4 Cabernet Sauvignon … Continue reading

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Castello di Amorosa Dolcino Gewurztraminer – 2011 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Dolcino meaning a slight hint of sweetness–12% alcohol. Notes of granny smith apple, cinnamon, clove, almond and white tea Enjoy with curried chicken salad or a simple cheesecake. *** http://www.jamesthewineguy.com ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all 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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Gérard Bertrand Crémant de Limoux – 2010 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 70% Chardonnay 20% Chenin Blanc and 10% Mauzac.   ¡Salud!   http://www.jamesthewineguy.com   ***     Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world.   Read more of my wine reviews:   … Continue reading

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