Category Archives: Grenache

Food & Montsant Wines – Part III DO Montsant – James Melendez

This is the third part of my three part series on DO Montsant from my March 2018 visit. One of the most exciting things to experience is putting foot on ground where your wines are being sourced from.  Especially if … Continue reading

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April 2018 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

Just a few wines to share with you for this brief review for April. Some like to say Rosé season is on the horizon.  I always say Rosé is 365 days a year and 366 on a leap year.  Rosé … Continue reading

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Grenache and Garnacha: San Francisco Dinner and Tasting: A Memorable Variety – James Melendez

I went to a splendid dinner at Piperade north of San Francisco’s FiDi to honour Grenache Day 2017 the focus was from NE Spain and SW France namely: Cariñena, Calatayud, Banyuls, Rivesaltes, Côtes du Roussillon, Campo de Borja, and Somontano. … Continue reading

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Sierra Vista Sierra Foothills Grenache – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Early season cherry, cranberry, cinnamon, and anise. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights Reserved. … Continue reading

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Marilyn Remark Los Ositos Monterey County Grenache – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Grilled red berries, fresh herbs, lavender, sweet chocolate; scent of rosemary, violets and leaves in an autumnal forest. ** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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Greg Graham Crimson Hill Vineyard Lake County Grenache – 2007 – 9.1-James Melendez

Light bodied yet a formidable dry wine; cherry, straweberry, currant, white pepper and nutmeg. ¡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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Domaine de la Collone Saint Jean Gigonda Vacqueyas – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietals: Grenache – 75% Syrah – 25% Elegant and well structured; cassis-cranberry compote, Marjoram, sweet pepper and toffee. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © … Continue reading

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