Category Archives: Alexander Valley

Harvest Lunch at Jordan Winery: A Cornucopia of Food and Wine Excellence

I remember a long time ago I saw a film about the winemaking tradition in Burgundy and the cornerstone of the harvest is the harvest lunch and how everyone is invited to the table for this treasured lunch. It is hard … Continue reading

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Jordan Winery…’Through the Trees, Vines, Gardens, and Lake’ Estate Tour – A Radiant Tour – James Meléndez

Jordan Winery in the heart of Alexander Valley known for bottling Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay and known for it’s beautiful Chateau tasting room and winery–in fact that is what the majority of visitors experience here.  Beginning September 5, 2013 you … Continue reading

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Field Stone Field Stone Vineyard Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Amalgam of red pear, currant and pomegranate, bacon, smoke and scent of cedar, underbrush and autumnal evening in an orchard. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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J Ricards Ashley Vine Alexander Valley Malbec – 2009 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Chocolate dust, split blackberry, smoke, King Trumpet mushroom, and allspice. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez … Continue reading

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Manzanita Creek Alexander Valley Zinfandel – 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Roasted cranberry-pomegranite, Eucalyptus, Crimini mushroom and dried herbs. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights … Continue reading

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Praxis Alexander Valley Merlot – 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Currant-blackberry, fresh Marjoram, Crimini mushroom, vanilla scent of pine forest and rosemary. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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Field Stone Field Stone Vineyard Alexander Valley Merlot – 2007 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Notes of black plum, dark chocolate, dash of nutmeg and pepper. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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