Category Archives: Cariñena

Viñedos de Ithaca Odysseus Priorat Aklyes Tinto – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Garnatxa Negra – 42% Cariñena – 25% Cabernet Sauvignon – 15% Cassis, dark molten chocolate, sesame, pine nut and Thyme. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Viñedos de Ithaca Odysseus Priorat Tinto – 2006 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Garnatxa Negra – 35% Cariñena – 35% Cabernet Sauvignon – 20% Touriga National, Petit Verdot, Syrah and Caladoc – 10% Focused and well constructed; wild blueberry, smoke, anise, roasted Piñon and touch of chocolate. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One … Continue reading

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Abrazo del Toro Garnacha Tempranillo Cariñena – 2008 – 8.6 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 80% Garnacha and 20% Tempranillo–this wine has an intense red raspberry focus, robust acid structure, low alcohol of 13% and lighter than expected baking spice notes of cinnamon and cardamom. *** A plethora of wine reviews from … Continue reading

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