Category Archives: Mazuelo

Marqués de Riscal Próximo – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This is a Cosecha wine and contains three out of the four major red grapes of Rioja–Tempranillo, Graciano, and Mazuelo.  This wine is elegant and considerable finesse, nuanced rose petal, smoke blueberry, wild strawberry, vanilla, ground clove and Marjoram. ¡Salud! … Continue reading

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Marqués de Riscal Próximo – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Tempranillo Graciano Mazuelo Elegant and considerable finesse, smoked blueberry, vanilla, ground clove and Marjoram.    

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Beronia Reserva – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Tempranillo Graciano Mazuelo Seared blueberry, vanilla, freshly ground nutmeg, slight clove and fennel. ¡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 … Continue reading

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Torre de Oña Barón de Oña Reserva- 2005 – 9.0 James Melendez

Varietals: Tempranillo Mazuelo Blueberry tart, mission fig, Morel mushroom, scent of vanilla bean, underbrush, and Thyme. ¡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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La Rioja Alta Viña Arana Reserva – 2004 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Varietals: Tempranillo Mazuelo Amalgam of wild primes season bramble berries; Mexican cinnamon, vanilla and slight herbaceousness. ¡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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Viña Lanciano Reserva – 2005 – 9.1 -James Melendez

Varietals: Tempranillo – 80% Mazuelo – 20% Expressing earnest qualities of violets, rose petals, hazelnut, seared blackberry and scent of Eucalyptus and juniper berry. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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LAN Gran Reserva – 2003 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Tempranillo – 80% Mazuelo – 10% Garnacha – 10% Blueberry tart, lavender, chocolate pieces and ground nutmeg. ¡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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LAN Reserva – 2005 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Tempranillo – 90% Mazuelo – 10% An expression of strawberry, black plum, ground Cardamom and toast; scent of bramble wood, autumnal breeze from herb garden and pink rose petals. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions … Continue reading

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Rioja Bordón Reserva – 2004 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Tempranillo Garnacha Mazuelo Balanced and yet expressive; focusing in on cherry-blueberry, pepper, toffee and white mushroom. ¡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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Don Jacobo Crianza – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Tempranillo – 85% Garnacha – 10% Mazuelo & Graciano – 5 % Seared wild blueberry, game, roasted spiced pine nuts and Lobster mushroom; scent of forest floor, pine cones and spice rack. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews … Continue reading

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