Category Archives: Bordeaux

Château Bonnet Rosé – 2010 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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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Château de Parenchère Bordeaux Superieur – 2004 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This Bordeaux exhibits gracious notes of blackberry, truffle, smoke, leather, and Oaxacan simmering spices. Wonderful tannins for any and all. A very nice wine that shows you can enjoy Bordeaux without breaking the bank. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine … Continue reading

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Chateau Chasse-Spleen, Moulis – 1990 – 9.5 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot. An luxuriant wine; enveloping with gorgeous Fall baking spices, mint, minerals in a stream, rose petal, blackberry, blueberry, cedar box, suede, and Chile Pasilla.  The tannins are silky and enduring. *** ¡Salud! … Continue reading

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