Category Archives: 9.1

Stepping Stone North Coast Rocks – 2010 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A blend of Zinfandel, Syrah and Merlot. 14.5% alchol content Definitively bold and appreciable wine; taste profile: bayberry, blackberry, nutmeg, Cardamom, black tea, white pepper, and Fennel. *** Cornerstone/Stepping Stone: http://www.cornerstonecellars.com/ *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy Read more of … Continue reading

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Lido Bay Calaveras County Tempranillo – 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

80% Tempranillo 10% Grenache 10% Mourvedre 14.5% alcohol; very dry, essence of montmorency cherry, smoked black plum, clove, pepper, cardamom; rustic scent notes of cedar wood pile, warmed leather by touch, and a heavy wood forest in autumn. http://www.lidobaywine.com/ *** http://www.jamesthewineguy.comContinue 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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Ravenswood Sonoma Mountain Pickberry Red Wine – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is  58% Merlot and 42% Cabernet Sauvignon; this wine give rustic hues of just split juniper wood, dried leaves, black ripe fruit.  Flavour characteristics: roasted black cherry, pomegrante, currant, smoke, chocolate, brown mushroom, fresh Thyme and bay leaf ¡Salud! … Continue reading

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Franz Haas Südtirol Lagrien – 2009 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Well structured; essence of blueberry, blackberry, Eucalyptus, nuanced dark chocolate, and baking spices. ¡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 … Continue reading

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Everett Ridge Dry Creek Valley Petite Sirah – 9.1 – 2007 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Blueberry confit, black pepper, Thyme and hint of chocolate and cinnamon. ¡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 … Continue reading

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Scott Harvey Napa Valley Zinfandel – 2006 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Notes of early season red cherry, strawberry, Tahitian vanilla, and rose petal. ¡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 … Continue reading

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