Category Archives: Merlot

Ravenswood Sonoma Mountain Pickberry Red Wine – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is  58% Merlot and 42% Cabernet Sauvignon; this wine give rustic hues of just split juniper wood, dried leaves, black ripe fruit.  Flavour characteristics: roasted black cherry, pomegrante, currant, smoke, chocolate, brown mushroom, fresh Thyme and bay leaf ¡Salud! … Continue reading

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Trefthen Family Oak Knoll Merlot – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

Varietals: 91% Merlot 9% Cabernet Sauvignon Blackberry, Chile Pequin, sage and baking spices, ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Violet Green Alder Springs Vineyard La Croix Mendocino Red Wine – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals:  –       60% Merlot –       40% Cabernet Franc  Notes of currant, blackberry, freshly ground herbs, chocolate dust and white truffle. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Luis Ochoa Napa Valley Red Wine – 2006 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietal: –       Cabernet Sauvignon –       Cabemet Franc –       Merlot Focus on red and black plum, fresh strawberry, Thyme, and baking spices; smooth and lengthy finish. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. … Continue reading

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Fischer Unity Red Wine – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: –     75% Cabernet Sauvignon –     11% Cabernet Franc –     9% Merlot –     2% Petit Verdot –     2% Syrah –     1% Malbec This wines juice comes from Napa County 76% and Sonoma County 24%.   Notes of black plum, black cherry, … Continue reading

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Yoakim Bridge Dry Creek Valley Gallaway Vineyard Merlot – 9.0 – 2006 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Blackberry, Acai Confit, Cardamom, smoke and delicate dash of chocolate dust. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez … Continue reading

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Bacio Divino Napa Valley – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon Sangiovese Syrah, Merlot A polished wine; elegant finish; cherry-cranberry Confit, Marjoram, and sweet smoked spices. *** ¡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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