Category Archives: Mendoza

Bodegas Caluna Mendoze Red Blend – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/JPM%20FLASH/First%20half%202011%20wine%20tasting.docVarietals: Malbec – 48% Cabernet Sauvignon 42% Merlot 10% Back plum, savory spice, Morel mushroom and vanilla.   ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © … Continue reading

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Ricominicare Valle de Uco Mendoza Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon – 2006 – 9.3 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 60% Cabernet Franc and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon.  This is a unique blend where Cabernet Franc is a lead in this dancing duo– usually Cabernet Sauvignon has that honor.  These wines playing together create a very harmonious wine. … Continue reading

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Casa Latina Mendoza Reserva Shiraz – 2006 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Wild bramble berries, chile Guajillo, chocolate dust, game and truffle. *** ¡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 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Casa Latina Mendoza Reserva Malbec – 2006 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Blueberry, smoke, chocolate, vanilla, flower garden, and moist earth. *** ¡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 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Festivo Valle de Uco Mendoza Malbec – 2008 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine presents with notes of cranberry-cherry, slight spice and dried herbs, Brazil nut, black pepper and anise. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews:jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Gauchezco Mendoza Malbec – 2008 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is a medium bodied wine with 14% alcohol.  This wine exhibits notes of red cherry, mild dark chocolate, pepper and sweet spices. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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Festivo Valle de Uco Mendoza Malbec – 2004 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This Malbec’s time in the bottle has shown the beauty of aging.  The 2004 vintage has a gorgeous tannic structure; this wine has delicate and focused dark red plum notes, the scent from a plum orchard in Fall, abundance in … Continue reading

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