Category Archives: Godello

Dreaming of Bierzo and Mencia… A Delightful Visit to Tilenus – James Melendez

       I am all about worldly wines… wines from around the corner to the furthest ends.  Wine I think is seemingly an unfolding story–an old story both ancient and quite new all at the same time.  Ancient because … Continue reading

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Santiago Ruiz Rias Baixas Albariño – 2008 – 9.2 – James Melendez

This wine gives reminiscent notes of mid-summer—the white pitted fruit– Arctic Supreme white peach, white nectarine, slight truffle honey, and herbed cashew.  It is apparent that this mainly Albariño (70%) and has nuanced and subtle complexity of having these varietials … Continue reading

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Ladera Sagrada Castelo do Papa Godello Valdeorras – 2006 – 8.7 – James Melendez

Dry crisp and delectable white wine from Galicia. The wine deserves food; white fish and shellfish; abundant acids compliment the dried almond, fall straw and a touch of honeydew. ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around … Continue reading

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