Category Archives: Marlborough

Riverby Estate Marlborough Pinot Gris – 2008 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Star fruit, exotic green citrus, white pepper and subtle scent of gardenia. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 … Continue reading

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Oyster Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – 2007 – 8.7 – James Meléndez /Jaimes the Wine Guy

A very mild Sauvignon Blanc with subdued notes of nectarine, mineral, hint of freshly cut grass and dash of mace. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © … Continue reading

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Drylands Marlborough Pinot Noir – 2006 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / Jaimes the Wine Guy

Pronounced acid on first sip, subtle black pepper, layered with interspersed  fennel, cherry and rose petals notes; each delicate and build to a very pleasant wine.  A very good value–I have never purchased a New Zealand Pinot Noir for this … Continue reading

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Lawson’s Dry Hills White Label Marlborough Pinot Noir – 2007 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez

A lush Pinot Noir; the heavy black Muntok pepper, rose petal, dessert spices and cherry make for an elegant and romantic wine. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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Kim Crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2006 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This is a very dry Sauvignon Blanc; plenty of exotic notes; passion fruit, papaya, pineapple and gold kiwi; this wine is perfect for the most hearty of seafood dishes. A beautiful straw color is elegant and is as good as … Continue reading

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Seven Terraces Marlborough Pinot Noir – 2006 – 8.8 – James Meléndez /James the Wine Guy

I love Pinot’s from New Zealand but that does not always like the vintage or producer. I expect a lot from Pinot’s regardless of where they are born. I always a knock my socks off Pinot. But this was not … Continue reading

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Dog Point Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc exhibited fresh cut greens, allspice, apple pie and white nectarine. Good as a stand alone Sauvignon Blanc. Sauvignon Blancs are not always wines that need be served only with food; occasionally there are gorgeous wines like … Continue reading

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