Category Archives: Maipú Valley

Pascual Toso Maipú Mendoza Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon – 2006 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine exhibits scents from a winter eve’s fire, cedar and burning juniper; baking notes of cardamom and cinnamon and a dash of raspberry confit. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Pascual Toso Maipú Mendoza Reserva Malbec – 2006 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I enjoyed the Pascual Toso Reserva Malbec only slightly more than the non-reserva Malbec. But I was not in love with either; if I had to choose I would select the reserva. This wine exhibits persimmon, fleshy plum, pecan and … Continue reading

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Santa Rita Casa Real Maipo Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2001 – 8.5 – James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez

A muscular Cabernet Sauvignon; holds an evenness through tasting; Ancho chile, allspice, baked raspberry, Shiitake mushroom, earth, red apple peel, and anise. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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