Category Archives: Brut

Top 400 Wines: Once in a Decade – 2010-2019 – James Melendez

There are many top 100 wine annual lists and I produce one as well.  I love the research and review of wines I taste yearly. Thought, I have never found it an easy task as I taste a large set … Continue reading

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Schramsberg Napa Valley Brut Reserve – 1993 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Notes of passionfruit, pine nut, and toasted Brioche. ¡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 — All Rights Reserved. James … Continue reading

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Giorgi OP Pinot Nero Brut Cl 2005 – 8.8 – James Melendez

Very dry, mineral, notes of white nectarine and delicate Bergamot. 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 Patricio Meléndez – All Rights Reserved.  James … Continue reading

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Iron Horse Brut Rosé – 2005 – 9.2 – James Melendez

This sparkling wine presents with rich strawberry, hibiscus, and crumbly biscuit notes. *** 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 … Continue reading

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Graham Beck Methode Cap Classique Brut Rosé – 8.7 – 2007 – James Melendez

Wine presents with red rose petals, strawberry, Brioche and almond. ¡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 Patricio Meléndez – All Rights … Continue reading

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Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve – NV – 9.0 – James Melendez

Very dry with an evocation of Lilies and honeysuckle; this wine has notes of dried tropical fruit, fresh Brioche, and almonds. ¡Salud! *** 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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J. Vineyard Cuvée 20 Russian River Valley – 8.7 – James Melendez

This wine exhibits Comice pear, yeast, sweet cedar and field 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 … Continue reading

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J Vineyard Vintage Brut – 2000 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This is a a fragrant wine plenty of white floral notes; roasted walnut, golden kiwi and passion fruit. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James … Continue reading

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J Vintage Brut – 1999 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This wine had a bit too much earthen qualities–the mushroom notes a bit too pronounced.  Other notes detected: bread, kiwi and almond. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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Domaine Carneros Ultra Brut – 2003 – 8.8 – James Melende

A superbly dry sparkling wine encompassing notes of dried almond, hibiscus and measured notes of kiwi and guava. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2009 James … Continue reading

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