Category Archives: Carignan

Rare Varietals Tasting Rhone Rangers – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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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Miguel Torres Central Valley Chile Cordillera Red Blend – 2005 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 63% Carignan, 22% Syrah, and 15% Merlot; completely spice packed; sun dried bramble berries, Chanterelle mushroom and pecan. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Santa Clara Valley Carignan – 2007 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Spice plum-red apple, freshly ground allspice, white truffle. *** 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 Wine … Continue reading

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