Category Archives: Corvina

Guerri Rizzardi Pojega Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is a blend of Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara.  This wine presents with notes of blackberry, smoked fennel, roasted pine nuts, and cardamom. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Zenato Amarone della Valpolicella Classico – 2005 – 9.5 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A vibrant expression of Amarone—delicate yet bold, balanced and complex; cascading notes of cherry, Turkish fig, Eucalyptus, cinnamon, cardamom, chocolate and the haunting scent from a Fall plum orchard. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the … Continue reading

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Montresor Nero del Nago Veneto Corvina – 2008 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine presents with plenty of acid; quite distinct and gives notes of baked cherry, cinnamon, and game.  A unique varietal and pairs well with any spicy dishes from Indian food to marinara-based dishes.  Found this wine at Whole Foods … Continue reading

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Stefano Accordini Amarone Classico della Valpolicella – 2005 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 75% Corvina Veronese, 20% Rondinella and 5% Molinara–a completely captivating wine; wildly oscillating notes ranging from baked blueberry, fennel, field mushroom and chocolate, a marked point of enjoyment for any meal and perfectly suitable to drink by itself. … Continue reading

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