Category Archives: Malvasia

Kabaj Goriška Brda Amfora – 2007 – 9.3 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A rich and authentic expression of what Goriška Brda can produce; this is a sterling blend of white wine grapes that are fermented and aged in a 3,000 litre amfora—an ancient way of making wine.  This is a difficult wine … Continue reading

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Franco-Españolas Diamante – 2010 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Viura Malvasia White nectarine-dried apricot, white pepper, and almond. ¡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 Patricio Meléndez — All Rights … Continue reading

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Viña Albina Semi Dulce Blanco – 2009 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Viura – 90% Malvasia – 10% Slight semisweet; honeyed notes of Adriatic and Smyrna fig accented with white raspberry, and Cinnamon. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Dinastia Vivanico Blanco – 2010 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Viura Malvasia White Tempranillo Smyryna fig, Kaffir lime, fresh pine nuts, fennel, and subtle hint of pepper. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James … Continue reading

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Sierra Cantabria Organza Rioja White Blend – 2009 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is a blend of Viura, Malvasia, and Garnacha Blanca (Grenache Blanc); fresh, clean, focused and elegant.  This dry wine imparts notes of freshly sliced Apricot, Honeydew melon and blood orange peel, and pine nut. ¡Salud! *** A plethora … Continue reading

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