Category Archives: 9.1

Everett Ridge Dry Creek Valley Petite Sirah – 9.1 – 2007 – James Melendez

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 Melendez

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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Dancing Hares Vineyard Napa Valley Red Blend – 2008 – 9.1 James Melendez

Varietals: 45% Cabernet 31% Cab Franc 20% Merlot 4% Petit Verdot Barrel: 85% New French Oak 20 months in the barrel Notes of tobacco, leather, blackberry, cassis, and deep rich pepper. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from … Continue reading

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Freemark Abbey Josephine Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Lighter red; sharp, dry and focused. Notes of leather, fallen tree on ground, bright red cherry, anise, hint of vanilla and truffle. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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James Johnson Vineyards Bisou Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez / James the Wine Guy

Scent of forest floor and fallen leaves, underbrush; taste profile; fresh red plum, dark cherry, sweet baking spices and hint of white mushroom. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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Egelhoff Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Notes of Blackberry, undertones of Eucalyptus, sage and lavender. ¡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 — All … Continue reading

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Pride Sonoma County Cabernet Franc – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez / James the Wine Guy

88% Cabernet Franc 6% Merlot 6% Cabernet Sauvignon Gently warmed cherry-plum, white mushroom, delicate touch of chocolate and Marjoram. ¡Salud! *** 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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