Category Archives: Carignan

Fife Vineyards L’Attitude 39 Mendocino Red Blend – 2005 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This is a Syrah, Carignane, Grenache, Mourvèdre, and Cinsaut blend; an epic homage to Rhone varietals. And who would have thought that these grapes would be from Mendocino. This wine has an intense vibrancy, a depth and character that could … Continue reading

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Buil & Gine Joan Gine Gine Priorato – 8.9 – 2001 – James Melendez

This Priorato is a blend of Granache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Carignan; this wine exhibits plenty of herbaceous notes; most pronounced are Eucalyptus and mint.  This Priorato seems to be at it’s prime; I would enjoy now. ¡Salud! A plethora of … Continue reading

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