Category Archives: El Dorado

Duarte-Georgetown Mountain Estate El Dorado Tempranillo – 2008 – 9.0-James Melendez

Tart cherry, strawberry, vanilla bean, fresh ground Cardamom and hint of red floral notes. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Duarte-Georgetown Mountain Estate El Dorado Tempranillo 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Well crafted—considerable finesse, very dry; amalgam of raspberry, strawberry, hint of Eucalyptus, and fennel. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Lava Cap El Dorado Reserve Zinfandel – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Dark fruit confit, roasted game, cardamom, toffee, scent of vanilla bean, delicate scent of Sandlewood and jasmine. Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Holly Hill El Dorado Patriarche Red Blend – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This wine 48% Mourvedre, 46% Syrah, 5% Grenache and 1% Coinoise; seared cranberry, baking spices, brown mushroom, and vanilla. ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews … Continue reading

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Madrona El Dorado Reserve Cabetnet Sauvignon – 2006 – 9.1 – James Melendez

A great example of an how delightful an El Dorado Cabernet Sauvignon can be.   Deeps hues of black cherry, cassis, slight toasted pecan, chocolate, anise, and Cardamom. *** Winery website: http://www.peltierstation.com/index.php ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine … Continue reading

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Due Vigne de Famiglia El Dorado County Dolcetto – 2006 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Lustrious acid enveloping blueberry, ground allspice, almond, and forest floor. ¡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 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Due Vigne de Famiglia El Dorado County Nebbiolo – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Inky, dark, spiced apple, simmering spices and slight game. ¡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 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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