Category Archives: Lagrein

August 2018 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

Here are the wine I tasted this month.           Cathedral Ridge Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015  13.2% ABV Nose –  Loch Ness blackberry, violets freshly ground spices Palate – rich black/red bramble notes, cassis, chocolate, pepper … Continue reading

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Franz Haas Südtirol Lagrien – 2009 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Well structured; essence of blueberry, blackberry, Eucalyptus, nuanced dark chocolate, and baking spices. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2012 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Praxis Central Coast Lagrein – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

A rare grape in Italy; even more rare here.  Essence of wild strawberry, Acai, Thyme and  Mexican vanilla. *** ¡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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Elena Walch Alto Adige Lagrein – 2010 – 90 James Melendez

A curious grape, one that I seek out for it’s unique signature–superbly dry yet packed full of flavour. A book end of dryness—beginning to finish and in between notes of blackberry, blueberry, Cardamom, anise, pepper, and dark dark chocolate. Elena … Continue reading

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Raetia Alto Adige Riserva Lagrein – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Wild blueberry, touch of red plum, sprinkling of vanilla, warm sweet spices and crushed pecan ¡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 … Continue reading

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Cantina Convento A.A. Lagrein Abtei Riserva – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Earthy notes; dense with essence of currant-cherry, white pepper, slight Cardamom and scent of moist earth. ¡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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Palmina Honea Vineyard Santa Ynez Valley Lagrein – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Medium body, vivid; herbaceous notes layered with dark cherry, scent of thyme and lavander. ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the … Continue reading

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