Category Archives: Barolo

Top 100 Wines of 2020 – James Melendez

Yes, 2020 was a year that we will always be remembered or a year we will always want to forget!  I also try to capture as many wines before publishing my top 100 – some wine reviewers publish in October—not … Continue reading

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Ruggeri Corsini Barolo San Pietro – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This wine is 100% Nebbiolo.  Dark red cherry reduction, nutmeg, slight mint scent of Thyme and hint of oak. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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Oddero Barolo Mondaca di Bussi Sorano – 2004 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This wine gives notes of blackberry-cherry, toasted almond, Eucalyptus, and Crimini mushroom. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews:jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – All Rights … Continue reading

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Marchese di Barolo Barolo Sarmassa – 2005 – 9.2 – James Melendez

A focused wine; brambled fruit, scent from a plum orchard in Fall time, deep dark chocolate, baking spices, herbs from a summer’s farmers market and scent of a cedar box. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around … Continue reading

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Fontanafredda Barolo Lazzarito V. La Delizia – 2004 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This wine gives notes of dark red cherry reduction, sweet-savory Fall spices and orchestrating the characteristics of acid, alcohol and fruit and finishing with trace notes of dark chocolate and scented cedar. * *** A plethora of wine reviews from … Continue reading

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Batasiolo Barolo Crequio – 2005 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine gives characteristics of crushed dark red plum, sweet spice of cardamom and savory spice of anise and black pepper and finishing with delicate white truffle. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Batasiolo Barolo Boscareto – 2005 – 9.2 – James Melendez

A wine fusing structure, acid and alcohol for a compelling and complex wine.  Notes of rose petal, dark plum reduction, amalgam of spices, hint of black pepper and anise. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the … Continue reading

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Luigi Baudana Barolo – 2003 – 8.7 – James Melendez

A vitreous wine; light ruby color: generous acid; reduced cherry, sweet cedar, nutmeg, and pepper. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Gaetano D’Aquino Barolo – 2002 – 8.5 – James Melendez

This is a lovely value priced Barolo– yes I did say value priced Barolo. Tart Cherry, slight chicory, cinnamon and strawberry through each phase of tasting. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. … Continue reading

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