Category Archives: Anderson Valley

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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Taste of Mendocino 2017 Wine Review – James Melendez

Mendocino is a known wine country and wildly beautiful.  I love the pristine beauty of this rugged and gorgeously beautiful wine country. This wine country looks like no other wine country not just in California but all wine countries anywhere. … Continue reading

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Navarro Mendocino County Gewürztraminer – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Lingering notes of Spitzenberg apple, cinnamon-nutmeg, and cashew. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights … Continue reading

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Navarro Anderson Valley Riesling – 2010 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Superbly dry; Bismarck apple, Smyrna fig, Marcona almond and allspice. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All … Continue reading

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Navarro Anderson Valley Edelzwicker– 2010 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals Gewürztraminer Riesling Pinot Gris  Muscat Blanc This beautiful homage to Alsace; nice dry and complex.  Anderson Valley continues to produce a treasury of white wine varietals and Pinot Noir. This wine gives notes of  passionfruit, Italian white fig, green … Continue reading

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Skewis North Coast Cuvee Russian River & Anderson Valley Pinot Noir – 2008 – 9.0 (out of 10.0) – James Melendez

A great way to call out the appellations from where this fruit is sourced.  Pinpointed notes of grilled blueberry, strawberry, smoke, toffee and hint of cola. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around … Continue reading

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Roederer Estate Hermitage – 2002 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Varietals: Chardonnay – 52% Pinot Noir – 48% Brioche, fresh roasted pine nuts, passionfruit, scent of Quince and autumnal fruit orchard.   ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Breggo Anderson Valley Pinot Gris – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Golden raspberry, Ashmeads Kernel apple, green melon, Cardamom 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 Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — … Continue reading

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Breggo Savoy Vineyard Anderson Valley Chardonnay – 2008 – 9.0 -James Melendez

Notes of toasted sesame, Granny Smith green apple, pear and honeydew. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez … Continue reading

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Lazy Creek Anderson Valley Gewürztraminer – 2007 – 9.2 -James Melendez

Precise and delicate; eloquent and balanced; notes of passion fruit, hint of guava and green citrus; freshly roasted first of season pine nuts, and cinnamon. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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