Category Archives: Carmenere

Casillero del Diablo Rapel Valley Carménère – 2008 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is produced by Concho y Toro named Casillero del Diablo– ‘cellar of the devil’.  The alcohol content is 13.5% – carmeneres have so many different styles – this style is on the predominate spice -fruit side as opposed … Continue reading

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Panilonco Colchagua Carménère – 2009 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Blackberry, blueberry, Acai, game, ground clove, and fennel.  Scent of earth after plums have fallen on orchard floor in autumn. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Secreto Valle de Colchagua Carménère – 2009 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Fully bodied wine, silky tannins; complex and well structured; wild dark cherry, cassis, chocolate souffle, cinnamon and vanilla. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Secreto Valle de Colchagua Carménère – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Complex wine; silken tannins; notes of blueberry, black plum, dark cherry, vanilla Eucalyptus, chile Mulatto, chile Poblano; herbacious, scent of Fallen leaves on moist ground, suede, and Cardamom. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine … Continue reading

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Calina Maule Valley Reserva Carménère – 2008 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

The fabled grape from Chile; this wine gives notes of Blueberry-Blackberry, graphite, herbaceous notes and chile pepper. ‘** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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La Capitana Cachapoal Valley Carménère – 2008 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Wild bramble berry, Pioppini mushroom, Marjoram; scent of suede. *** 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 … Continue reading

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La Palma Cachapoal Valley Reserva Carménère – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez /James the Wine Guy

Viscous, complex; bramble berry Confit, smoke, chocolate, vanilla and Cardamom. *** 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 … Continue reading

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