Category Archives: Montepulciano

Ivasari Old Vines Montepulciano d’Abruzzo – 2008 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Produced by Cantina Fratelli Barba 13.5% http://www.fratellibarba.it/english.htm Aged 14 months in French Oak – 100% Montepluciano $22.99 – SRP Scent notes of fallen leaves on autumnal forest floor, chocolate, crushed blueberry and violets. Northerly fruit–just picked blueberry, bayberry, bright red … Continue reading

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Velonisi Rossi Piceno Sup Roggio de Filare – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Wild cherry-cranberry, cinnamon, Mexican vanilla, and mid-summer herbs. *** 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 — All Rights Reserved. James … Continue reading

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Velenosi Rosso Piceno Superiore Roggio Del Filare – 2005 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio MeléJames the Wine Guyndez

This wine a focus of scents and flavors of reduced plum, red floral notes, cardamom and wooded brush. *** 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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Pelago Marche Rosso – 2001 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Montepulciano, and 10% Merlot and presents with notes of bramble berries, heirloom tomato, allspice, and smoke. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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Tommolo Montepulciano d’Abruzzo – 2007 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

The Montepulciano grape is lighter in style, slightly vitreous, higher in it’s acid profile.  This particular wine is subdued in it’s initial taste.  This wine gives notes of black cherry and finishes prominently with cedar, pepper and sweet spices.  Overall … Continue reading

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