Category Archives: Alicante Bouschet

Singularis – 2008 – 9.2 James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Aragonez – 70% Trincadeira – 30% Alicante Bouchet – 10% Plum-Heirloom tomato, dash of red roasted pepper, Mexican cinnamon and hint of chocolate dust. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the … Continue reading

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Herdade Grande Alentejo Red – 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Aragonês Trincadeira Alicante Bouschet Cabernet Sauvignon Traditional Iberian varietals along with Cabernet Sauvignon.   An integrated wine; focused on it’s blueberry-Acai signature along with toasted almond, white mushroom and mocha. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions … Continue reading

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Herdade dos Grous Moon Harvested Alentejano – 2008 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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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Encosta da Tapada Estremadura – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Castelão, Aragonez, Alicante Bouschet, and Syrah.  Focused and definitive; blueberry Coulis, nutmeg, allspice, vanilla, Pioppini mushroom; scent of plum orchard, fallen leaves, and cedar. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions … Continue reading

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Caves Bonifácio Alicante Bouschet Lisboa – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine gives notes of red plum, cinnamon, earth, and red flower petals. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** 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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Património Torres Vedras – 2008 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Aragonez, Castelão, and Alicante Bouschet. ; blackberry-cherry Coulis, winter holiday herbs, ground allspice, roasted pine nut. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** The most diverse wine review from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Foral de Évora Alentejo – 2006 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Alicante Bouschet, Aragonez, and Trincadeira; boysenberry, raspberry, Piñon, anise, and subtle black pepper. *** ¡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 © … Continue reading

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