Category Archives: Arinto

2019 Midsummer Wine & More Reviews – James Melendez

A lovely month of diversity.  I love red and white wines year and, of course, rosé is particularly appreciable but I do love rosé year round.   I am constantly asked if I prefer red or white wine to which I … Continue reading

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Luis Pato Branco – 2010 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Characteristics of white pitted fruit—fleshy Snowbright peach, cashews, white pepper; aroma of dried herbs and lilies. Varietals: Maria Gomes – 95% Arinto – 5% ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Companhia das Quintas Bucelas Prova Regia – 2010 – 9.1- James Melendez

Vibrant notes of Green apple, mixed citrus, almond, cinnamon and aromas of fresh herb garden and roasted pine nuts. – Varietal: Arinto – 100% ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Campolargo Bairrada Arinto White – 2009 – 9.0 -James Melendez

Notes of green citrus and blood orange zest and peel, Brazil nuts, and ground anise. ¡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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Adega da Covilhã Beira Interior Piornos White – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Síria Arinto Notes of Meyer lemon, green apple, vanilla, roasted pine nuts ¡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 Patricio Meléndez … Continue reading

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Palpite Alentejo White Blend – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Arinto Antão Vez Verdelho White nectarine, blood orange rind, cashew, sesame, and white mushroom. ¡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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Aliança Danúbio Bruto NV – 8.9 -James Melendez

Arinto, Cerceal, Maria Gomes, Bical, and Baga; bursting Adriatic fig, clover honey, slight chocolate and cinnamon. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews from … Continue reading

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Vinha Real Vinho Verde – 2009 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This wine is Loureiro 30%, Trajadura 30% and Arinto 20%  Bright colored citrus peel and zest, kiwi and cashew. ** ¡Salud! James Meléndez James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. … Continue reading

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Vinha Defesa White Alentejano – 2009 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of Arinto, Roupeiro, and Antão Vaz.  Notes of White nectarine; Seckel pear,  Thyme, white pepper, scent of late Fall herb garden. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from … Continue reading

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Monte de Ravasqueira Vinha das Romãs White Alentejano – 2007 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine is 60% Alvarinho, 30% Viognier and 10% Arinto.  High acid; Snowbrite white peach, golden raspberry, New Mexico pine nuts and fennel. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around … Continue reading

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