Category Archives: Cachaopoal Valley

July 2018 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

Here are the wines I tasted this July and the notes and scores for each. I tasted wines from Oregon, Washington, Argentina, and California in this review cycle. Here are a collections of wines I tasted during July. Cathedral Ridge … Continue reading

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La Palma Cachapoal Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 8.7 – James Melendez

Cherry, plum, chocolate, mushroom and Thyme. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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La Palma Cachapoal Valley Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 8.8 – James Melendez

Notes of seared blueberry, game, wild herbs, and pine nut. *** 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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La Capitana Cachapoal Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Velvety tannins, notes of dark chocolate, Tamarind, cassis, and Chanterelle 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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La Capitana Cachapoal Valley Carménère – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Wild bramble berry, Pioppini mushroom, Marjoram; scent of suede. *** 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 the … Continue reading

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La Palma Cachapoal Valley Reserva Carménère – 2008 – 8.8 – James Melendez

Viscous, complex; bramble berry Confit, smoke, chocolate, vanilla and Cardamom. *** 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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Don Reca Cuvee Cachapoal Valley Cuvee – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This wine is 52% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Syrah and 5 Carménère and presents with notes of black plum, Oaxacan simmering spices, scent of worn leather and sweet oak. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around … Continue reading

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Santa Ema Cachaopoal Valley Catalina Cabernet Sauvignon – 9.1 – 2006 – James Melendez

This wine is 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Carménère, and 7% Cabernet Franc.  Continuous stream of notes that envelope each note; scent of cedar box, suede; flavor noes of game, Açai, Indian simmering spices and chocolate. *** A plethora of wine … Continue reading

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De Martino Chile 347 Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 8.8 – James Melendez

A Cabernet Sauvignon interestingly sourced from the following regions: 65% Maipo Valley, 25% Maule Valley and 19% Cachapoal Valley.  This wine has notes of wild bramble berries, cinnamon, truffle, and toffee. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A … Continue reading

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Santa Ema Cachaopoal Valley Amplus One Carménère – 2007 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine is 75% Carménère, 20% Syrah and 5% Carignan giving complexity, finesse and strength.  Notes of blueberry, roasted herbs, game and scent of Plum orchard and smoke. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A plethora of wine … Continue reading

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