Category Archives: Alicante Bouschet

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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Singularis – 2008 – 9.2 James Melendez

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 Melendez

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 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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Encosta da Tapada Estremadura – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

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 Melendez

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 Melendez

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 Melendez

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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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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Casa Antiga Alentejo – 2006 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This wine is constructed with the following varietals: Aragonez, Trincadeira, Alfrocheiro and Alicante Bouschet  Notes of black plum confit, brown mushroom, ground nutmeg, scent of winter sauces, pine cone and Aspen forest. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** … Continue reading

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