Category Archives: Alvarelhao

Fenestra Lodi Tourvanillo Red Blend – 2006 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

53% Touriga, 25% Alvarelhão, 8% Tempranillo, 8% Malbec, 2% Tinto Cão, and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon; a very interesting blend; acid forward wine cascading notes of dried bramble berry, fleshy plum, cinnamon-cardamom, and scent of cedar. ** ¡Salud! James Meléndez James … Continue reading

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Forlorn Hope Suspiro del Moro Amador County Alvarelhão– 2008 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Dried Turkish fig, cherry, cinnamon, chocolate, and grilled Fall herbs. *** ¡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 © 2010 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Bray Vineyeard Shenandoah Valley Vinho Tinto – 2006 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine contains the following varietals Tinta Cao, Touriga Nacional, Souzao, Tinta Roriz,  and Alvarelhao.  This wine has a nice tannic and acid structure perfect for beef and tomato based sauces.  Presented with notes of ground red pepper, raspberry, crimini … Continue reading

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