Category Archives: Carignan

Montsant Foot on Ground Tour – Part II DO Montsant – James Melendez

This is the second part of the three-part series on the DO Montsant: Here is the my first article: DO Montsant – A Catalunya Gem – Part I – James Melendez DO Montsant is a gem–it is a gem not just … Continue reading

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DO Montsant – A Catalunya Gem – Part I – James Melendez

This is part I of a III part series on DO Montsant. The intention of the three part series is to get a before, during and after reporting of the experience.   Also in this article I am attempting to showing … Continue reading

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Rare Varietals Tasting Rhone Rangers – James Melendez

The following wines were poured for this session: Tablas Creek Picpoul Blanc 2010 Two Shepherds Grenache Blanc 2010 Holly’s Hill Counoise 2010 Clos Saron Cinsault Blend 2010 Ridge Carignane 2009 Lagier Meredith Mondeause Noire 2009 These wines gave a great … Continue reading

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Pacific Star Mendocino County Carignan – 2005 – 8.8 -James Melendez

Bright red cherry, cranberry, freshly ground cinnamon, slight touch of white pepper. ¡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 — … Continue reading

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Twisted Oak Calaveras County Parcel 17 Red Blend – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

46% Mourvedre, 36% Carignan and 18% Graciano.  This wine cassis, toasted tea, Brazil nut and cardamom. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Baxter Caballo Blanco Vineyard Mendocino Carignan – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Blueberry-black currant, chocolate, Pioppini mushroom, and allspice. *** ¡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 © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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Baxter Caballo Blanco Vineyard Mendocino Carignan – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Blueberry-black currant, chocolate, Pioppini mushroom, and allspice. *** ¡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 © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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