Category Archives: Bordeaux Blend

Dancing Hares Vineyard Napa Valley Red Blend – 2008 – 9.1 James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: 45% Cabernet 31% Cab Franc 20% Merlot 4% Petit Verdot Barrel: 85% New French Oak 20 months in the barrel Notes of tobacco, leather, blackberry, cassis, and deep rich pepper. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from … Continue reading

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Derby IMPLICO Bordeaux Blend – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Roasted blueberry, chocolate, hint of white truffle and scent from a lavender garden. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © … Continue reading

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Raka Klein River Quinary Red Blend – 2005 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is a classic Bordeaux blend – 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 6% Malbec, 4% Petit Verdot.  The focus of the wine is on it’s charachteristics of seared bramble fruit, chocolate dust, Crimini mushroom, and slight … Continue reading

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