Category Archives: Alentejano

May 2019 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

Here are May 2019 wine reviews: Claiborne & Churchill Edna Valley Dry Riesling 2017 – $22 SRP         An aptly dry Riesling (I have included the back label to show the IRF scale) and to highlight this … Continue reading

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Quinta da Terrugem Alentejano – 2006 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Aragonez, Trincadeira and Alicante Bouschet; Black Krim tomato, cassis, Eucalyptus, chile Cascabel. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. … Continue reading

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Herdade dos Grous Red Alentejano – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Alicante Bouschet, Aragonez, and Syrah; dry; notes of blackberry, vanilla, crisp toast, chocolate, and fennel. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions … Continue reading

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Herdade dos Grous Moon Harvested Alentejano – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Alicante Bouschet; great name for this wine; moon harvest is such an evocative term; plenitude of dryness; ripe red apple-red pear, Mexican cinnamon and vanilla. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine One Bottle … Continue reading

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Carmim Aragonez Alentejano – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Aragonez; dry wine; substantantive fennel, crushed herbs, almond. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Alabastro Alentejano – 2009 – 8.8 – James Melendez

Aragonez, Trincadeira, and Cabernet Sauvignon; formidable small dark berry fruit, fresh bread spices; scented notes of mushroom, late Autumnal plum orchard. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine One Bottle at a Time” A … Continue reading

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Prova Red Alentejano – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

45% Aragonez, 40% Alfrocheiro, 5% Trincadeira, 5% Touriga Franca and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon; spiced cherry, roasted plum, smoke, Crimini mushroom and scents of Aspen forest and Eucalyptus. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews … Continue reading

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EA Alentejano – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Aragonez, Trincadeira, Castelão and Alicante Bouschet; raspberry, black Krim tomato, chocolate, vanilla, and wild fennel. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** The most diverse wine review from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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Carmim Syrah Alentejano – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Rich notes of bramble berries, smoked almond, Eucalyptus, chocolate mint. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** The most diverse wine review from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Conde de Palma Alentejano – 2006 – 8.8 -James Melendez

This wine is Trincadeira, Aragonez, and Alicante Bouschet.  Notes of wild raspberry, marjoram, vanilla, chocolate; scent of mid-summer rose garden, anise and chile powder. *** The most diverse wine review from wines regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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