Category Archives: Curicó Valley

Toro de Piedra Curicó Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Blueberry-cassis Coulis, smoke, chocolate dust, cardamom and scent of leather and oak. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.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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Echeverria Curicó-Maipo Valleys Limited Edition Red Blend – 2006 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Syrah, and 5% Carménère; This wine is predonimatenly a Cabernet Sauvignon wine accented with lovely qualities of Syrah and Carménère; notes of Cassis Coulis, dusting of chocolate and anise, and Chanterelle mushroom. *** … Continue reading

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Miguel Torres Curicó Valley Manso del Velasco Cabernet Sauvignon – 2006 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Complex wine with evocative notes of Açai, anise, truffle, espresso, and cedar box. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © … Continue reading

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Echeverria Curicó Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2006 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Continuous notes evolving from one characteristic to another; black currant, chocolate mint, winter spices and scent of fresh oak. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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Requinagua Toro de Piedra Curicó Valley Red Blend – 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

51% Syrah and 49% Cabernet Sauvignon; balanced wine not just varietally speaking but as a singular unified wine; spiced red pear, blackberry, vanilla, pine nuts, and scent of leather. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the … Continue reading

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Requinagua Curicó Valley Potro de Piedra Cabernet Sauvignon– 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc.  Complex and dense; notes of rose petal, Piñon, anise, chocolate mint, and wild bramble berry. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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Requinagua Puerto Viejo Curicó Valley Syrah – 2009 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Syrah is a wonderful varietal that picks up the terroir of where it is growing—Syrah both adapts to it’s terroir and it gives a great expression of it’s experience.  This wine gives notes of Pine nut, chocolate, cassis and dried … Continue reading

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