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Top 400 Wines: Once in a Decade – 2010-2019 – James Melendez

There are many top 100 wine annual lists and I produce one as well.  I love the research and review of wines I taste yearly. Thought, I have never found it an easy task as I taste a large set … Continue reading

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Sant’Antonio Amarone della Valpolicella Campo dei Gigli – 2005 – 9.0 –James Melendez

This wine has notes of wild blackberry, slight scented lavender, pine nuts, and cinnamon. Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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Guerri Rizzard Amarone della Valpolicella Villa Rizzardi – 2005 – 9.2 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of mainly Corvina and Corvinone and smaller amounts of Sangiovese, Barbera and Rondinella; this wine has notes of crushed red-black cherry, truffle, rose petal, cardamom and cedar; wine is complex and transitions from one note … Continue reading

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Stefano Accordini Amarone Classico della Valpolicella – 2005 – 9.2 – James Melendez

This wine is 75% Corvina Veronese, 20% Rondinella and 5% Molinara–a completely captivating wine; wildly oscillating notes ranging from baked blueberry, fennel, field mushroom and chocolate, a marked point of enjoyment for any meal and perfectly suitable to drink by itself. … Continue reading

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