Category Archives: Central Coast

Carmichael Rojo Del Rey Central Coast Tempranillo – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Fresh strawberry-cherry, fennel, cashew, and chile Nuevo Mexico. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All … Continue reading

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Praxis Central Coast Lagrein – 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A rare grape in Italy; even more rare here.  Essence of wild strawberry, Acai, Thyme and  Mexican vanilla. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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Andrew Murray Central Coast Esperace GSM Blend – 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 60% Grenache, 25% Syrah, & 15% Mourvedre.  This wine presents with complex notes of Boysenberry Coulis, chocolate mint, chile Ancho and scent of a mid-Summer herbs garden and scent of freshly sanded cedar. ¡Salud! *** A plethora … Continue reading

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James David Cellars Central Coast Syrah – 2005 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This Syrah presents with notes of blueberry, fennel; earthen notes of mushroom and truffle cascading to delicate chocolate notes. Syrah / Shiraz is a unique varietal that gives not just an homage to where it comes from but takes on … Continue reading

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Aver Family Heritage Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon – 2006 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Smoked Blackberry-raspberry, anise, Brazil nut and medley of mild mushrooms. ** ¡Salud! James Meléndez 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 … Continue reading

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Firefly Ridge Central Syrah – 2006 – 8.4 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Not a berry bomb; subtle notes of simmered raspberry-blackberry and blackpepper. ¡Salud! ** 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 … Continue reading

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Hahn Central Coast Syrah – 2007 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez

This wine gives notes of cherry-cranberry, biscuit, cashew and Asian simmering spices. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2009 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – … Continue reading

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