Category Archives: Douro

Quinta da Fronteira Douro Fronteira Tinto – 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Touriga Nacional – 50% Touriga Franca – 30% Tinta Roriz – 20% Plum, Heirloom tomato, trace of Cardamom and allspice and Tahitian vanilla. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Sogevinus Douro Veedha – 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Tinta Roriz Touriga Franca Touriga Nacional Dense, dark and complex. Dark cherry, red-black plum, nutmeg, and Crimini mushroom. ** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Vale de Cavalos Douro Red- 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Touriga Nacional Touriga Franca Tinta Roriz Tinta Barroca Notes of smoked bramble berries-cherry, cola, pecan and chocolate truffle.

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JF Lurton Quinta do Malho Douro Red – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Tinta Amarela Souzão Lush fruit melding into  a dry yet decisive wine; completeness in structure; cherry, plum, blueberry Confit, Cinnamon and nutmeg, and maitake mushroom; aromas of violets, late summer moist orchard, and suede. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of … Continue reading

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Caves do Salgueiral Douro Sacaduro Touriga Nacional Red – 2005 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietal: Touriga Nacional Complex and definitive structure; dried strawberry-cherry, warm spices, pepper and fennel. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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Caves do Salgueiral Douro Sol de Xisto Reserva Red – 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietal: Touriga Nacional Tinta Roriz Touriga Franca Tinta Barroca Seared Montmorency cherry—blackberry pie, cinnamon stick, Eastern simmering spices; aroma of sandalwood, rose petals and herb garden. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Quinta do Pôpa Douro Preffáccio – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Touriga Franca Tinta Roriz Tinta Barroca Touriga Nacional Focused and highly developed; notes of seared wild raspberry and blueberry, freshly ground Cardamom, and white truffle. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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