Category Archives: Alto Adige

June 2018 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

          Peter Zemmer Alto Adige Pinot Nero 2017 Beautiful vitreous in coloration;  scent of mountain strawberry, pepper, moist earth leaves and violets. Palate of rich field strawberry, white pepper, hint of herbaceous and graphite notes. **** … Continue reading

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Top 50 Under Realised Wine Regions/Countries in the World – James Melendez

There are so many wine regions on the planet and many that are either rarely found at wine retailer or a restaurant wine list.  I wanted to create this wine list because there are so many wine countries that are … Continue reading

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Widmann Alto Adige Vernatsch – 2010 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Light bodied–elegant and nuanced lingering notes.  A mouth journey of early season raspberry-Boysenberry, anise, and white rose petals.  A dynamic wine. ¡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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Abbazia di Novacella Müller-Thurgau Valle D’Isarco – 2010 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Crisp–mineral driven; highly focused; stone fruit–in particular white peach, essence of green citrus zest and fennel. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James … Continue reading

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Elena Walch Alto Adige Lagrein – 2010 – 90 James Melendez

A curious grape, one that I seek out for it’s unique signature–superbly dry yet packed full of flavour. A book end of dryness—beginning to finish and in between notes of blackberry, blueberry, Cardamom, anise, pepper, and dark dark chocolate. Elena … Continue reading

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Raetia Alto Adige Riserva Lagrein – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Wild blueberry, touch of red plum, sprinkling of vanilla, warm sweet spices and crushed pecan ¡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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Elena Walch Kastelaz Gewürtztraminer – 2008 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Well balanced acid, alcohol, fruit; notes of Comice apple, Spitzenberg apple, toasted almond, slight smoke and baking spices. *** 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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