Category Archives: Alentejo

March 2019 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

While a longer month than last–it seemed to go so much more quickly.  One comforting constant is wine!  Here are my reviews both written and video reviews for the month of March. I am in full spring mode and keep … Continue reading

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Cortes de Cima Alentejo Aragonês – 2008 – 9.0 -James Melendez

Notes of strawberry Coulis, thyme and white truffle. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights Reserved. James … Continue reading

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Cortes de Cima Alentejo Touriga Nacional – 2007 – 9.1- James Melendez

Notes of blueberry-boysenberry, cinnamon stick, vanilla, and lavender. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights Reserved. James … Continue reading

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Condado das Vinhas Alentejo White – 2010 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Varietals: Roupeiro Antâo Vaz Calille Blanc D’Hiver apple, sesame, fennel, and roasted chestnut. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez … Continue reading

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Palptite Alentejo Red Blend – 2006 – 9.1- James Melendez

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon Aragonês Touriga National Evocative aromas of rose petals, violets and cedar box.  Cherry-currant, ground anise, and vanilla. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © … Continue reading

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Palpite Alentejo White Blend – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Arinto Antão Vez Verdelho White nectarine, blood orange rind, cashew, sesame, and white mushroom. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Cortes de Cima Alentejo Reserva – 2009 – 9.0- James Melendez

Varietals: Aragonês Touriga Nacional Syrah Petit Verdot Cherry fennel compote, rich Pioppini mushroom notes, toffee and Thyme. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Herdade Grande Reserva Alentejo Red – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietals: Touriga Nacional Trinadeira Alicante Bouschet Syrah Aragonês Cabernet Sauvignon A large number of varietals compose this blend—a blend of Bordeaux, Rhone and Portuguese varietals.  Focused, complex and imaginative.  Seared black-red fruit—hint of blueberry Confit, Cardamom and warm aromas of … Continue reading

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Cortes de Cima Alentejo Incógnito – 2008 – 9.0 -James Melendez

Varietal: 100% Syrah  Seared black cherry, dark red apple, Mexican vanilla, chile Ancho, and scent of Tandoori spices. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James … Continue reading

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Carmim Monsaraz Alentejo – 2008 – 8.9 -James Melendez

Tricadeira, Aragones and  Castelão; chocolate mint, fennel, pepper, and Boysenberry. *** ¡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 … Continue reading

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