Category Archives: Barbera

Shannon Ridge Lake County Barbera – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Dry wine; Montmorency cherry-pomegranate, roasted fennel, pepper, and truffle. ¡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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Muscardini Ukiah Valley Barbera – 2009 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Lavender, Eucalyptus, split blackberry, sweet spices and herbs. *** ¡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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Enoteria Mendocino County Barbera – 2007 – 9.1- James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Polished wine; considerable and focused notes of wild blackberry, vanilla, Pioppini mushroom. ¡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 … Continue reading

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Serafina Amador County Barbera – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Notes: Blueberry, blackberry, anise, allspice 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 — All Rights Reserved. … Continue reading

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Preston Dry Creek Valley Barbera – 2009 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Have tasted two labels of Sonoma County Barbara and have enjoyed both quite well including this one.  This wine is well constructed; a plenitude of acid and alcohol.   Cassis, crushed blackberry, vanilla, sweet Cardamom, and Thyme. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying … Continue reading

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Damilano Barbera d’Asti – 2009 – 9.0 -James Melendez

Notes of wild bramble berries, slight dark chocolate, mint, and white pepper. ¡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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Palmina Honea Vineyard Santa Ynez Valley Barbera – 2008 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Boysenberry, cherry, cardamom-cinnamon, red flower petals.  Scented plum, aspen forest and roasting pine nuts in shell. ¡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 wines regions … Continue reading

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Rosa de Oro Lake County Barbera – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Black cherry Confit, mid-winter apple, Pioppini mushroom and autumnal scents of pine wood burning, pine cones, and roasting walnuts. ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews … Continue reading

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Muscardini Ukiah Valley Pauli Ranch Barbera – 2008 – 9.2 – James Melendez

I always anticipate what each wine I am tasting will be like—and then you are sometimes surprised…even wowed.  This wine was not what I expected.  A precise and distinct wine.  Spiced Plout, slight toffee, white pepper, and violet. *** ¡Salud! … Continue reading

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Macia Amador County Barbera – 2008 – 9.2 – James Melendez

An outstanding Barbera; spiced cherry, slight Heirloom tomato, wild herbs and mushroom. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 … Continue reading

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