Category Archives: Arizona

My Wine Tasting Wish List 2018 – James Melendez

In the past few years I have been writing about wines on my wish list for this year. Each year, I start out with nearly a blank slate but I do have some wines left over on my tasting table … Continue reading

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Callaghan Vineyard Sonoita Padres Red Blend – 2005 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This is the first Arizona wine I have ever reviewed.  This wine has the following varietal components:  49% Tempranillo, 31% Petit Verdot, 19% Carbernet Sauvignon, and 11% Cabernet Franc.  This red blend gives a nice back structure and giving a … Continue reading

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