Category Archives: Merlot

Bacio Divino Napa Valley – 2007 – 9.2 – James Melendez

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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Eden Canyon Jolie Red Wine – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon 85% Merlot 10% Petit Verdot 4% Cabernet Franc 1% Scent of cedar box, pine nuts roasting and rose petals; flavour notes of wild bramble berries, vanilla, Cardamom, and truffle. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a … Continue reading

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Korbin Kameron Sonoma Valley Cuvee Kristin – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietals: 31% Cabernet Sauvignon 28% Merlot 19% Cabernet Franc 13% Malbec  9% Petit Verdot A polished wine with all Bordeaux reds; this wine exhibits notes of braised red raspberry-cherry, Thyme, sweet chile Ancho, mushroom, and chocolate pieces. *** ¡Salud! *** … Continue reading

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Ancient Peaks Paso Robles Merlot – 2009 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Blackberry tart, toffee, chocolate, slight game note and cinnamon. *** ¡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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De Tierra Monterey County Merlot – 2006 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Red-black plum, blackberry, eastern spices and 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 — All … Continue reading

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Delectus Cuvee Julia – 2008 – 9.2 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah and Merlot. Well-balanced—a wine with considerable finesse.  Essence of lavender, Lobster mushroom, split Acai, and Cardamom. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around … Continue reading

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Praxis Alexander Valley Merlot – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Currant-blackberry, fresh Marjoram, Crimini mushroom, vanilla scent of pine forest and rosemary. ¡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 … Continue reading

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