Category Archives: Carignan

Miguel Torres Central Valley Chile Cordillera Red Blend – 2005 – 8.8 – James Melendez

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 Melendez

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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Morande Loncomilla Valley Carignan – 2006 – 8.9 James Melendez

Deep sense of earth; roasted herbs, strawberry and Brazil nut. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.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 … 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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Sangenie Vaque Priorat – 2006 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of Syrah, Grenache, and Carignan; I do not have the exact varietal breakdown.  This wine is nicely scented with notes of Eucalptus and earth; and the palette detects baked blueberry, almond, sage and finishing with … Continue reading

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Mas Estella Quindales Emporda Costa Brava – 2005 – 8.7 – James Melendez

This wine is predominately Grenache with a slight amount of Syrah and Carignan. The wine has very noticeable acids; mid-summer fruit, heirloom tomato, and fennel. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Capçanes Costes del Gravet Les Vinyasses Monsant – 2004 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, and Carignan. The wine is structured with bold acid, red summer fruit and dessert spices. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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