Category Archives: Bordeaux

A Stellar Evening of Wines from Saint-Émilion, Pomerol and Fronsac – James Melendez

              A lovely focus on the Right Bank of Bordeaux wines–emphasizing a Merlot with support of the other major red Bordeaux grapes.  I often taste Left Bank more often than Right Bank wines.  And … Continue reading

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January 2019 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

It is only January and yet wine tasting for this month is filled with white and reds from Washington, California, German, Turkey and France.  So far in the beginning of the year is slow and I hope it will continue … Continue reading

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Château Bonnet Rosé – 2010 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Fresh wild strawberry, blood orange citrus zest, pomegranate, white pepper, 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 … Continue reading

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Château Bonnet Entre-deux-Mers – 2010 – 9.0 (out of 10.0) – James Melendez

This wine is 50% Sauvignon Blanc, 40% Semillon and 10% Muscadelle from the Entre duex Mer in Bordeaux. Granny smith apple, lime citrus zest, nutmeg, almond; floral scent of Jasmine and honeysuckle. If you think that Bordeaux is only expensive … Continue reading

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Château Cazat-Beauchene Bordeaux Supérieur – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Centered on notes of deep roasted red cherry, lighter shade of dark chocolate, slight sweet chile and cinnamon. Varietals: Merlot – 70% Cabernet Sauvigon 15% Cabernet Franc 15% ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the … Continue reading

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Chateau des Combes Bordeaux – 2008 – 8.6 – James Melendez

80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon; notes of early summer Cherry, Heirloom tomato, white pepper, grilled herbs and vanilla. *** ¡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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Chateau Dauprat Pauillac Bordeaux – 2002 -8.9 – James Melendez

Chateau Dauprat Pauillac Bordeaux a classic wine giving it’s heart and soul that only Pauillac can be responsible; roasted dark red fruit, earth, soil, and  savory spices. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. … Continue reading

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