Category Archives: Mencia

Top 400 Wines: Once in a Decade – 2010-2019 – James Melendez

There are many top 100 wine annual lists and I produce one as well.  I love the research and review of wines I taste yearly. Thought, I have never found it an easy task as I taste a large set … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Bierzo and Mencia… A Delightful Visit to Tilenus – James Melendez

       I am all about worldly wines… wines from around the corner to the furthest ends.  Wine I think is seemingly an unfolding story–an old story both ancient and quite new all at the same time.  Ancient because … Continue reading

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Bodega Pazos del Rey Monterrei Sila Mencia – 2009 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Earthen; Deep roasted black cherry, fennel, slight bacon note and Cardamom. Varietal Mencia ¡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 … Continue reading

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La Mano Tinto Roble Mencia Bierzo – 2006 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine contains generous flavor profiles of blueberry, earth, bramble, cedar and lavender intertwined with supple tannins and rich acids. ¡Salud! *** 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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