Category Archives: Monterey

April 2019 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

April was a very quick month–just like each year January and February are relatively calm and after that we all seem to be on a proverbial banana peel. I do loving tasting so many wonderful wines during the month. Jason … Continue reading

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Marilyn Remark Los Ositos Monterey County Grenache – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Grilled red berries, fresh herbs, lavender, sweet chocolate; scent of rosemary, violets and leaves in an autumnal forest. ** ¡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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Marilyn Remark Monterey County Marsanne – 2009 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Organic marshmallow, Comice pear, almond and dash of Cardamom. *** ¡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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Praxis Monterey County Pinot Noir – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Rose peal notes, violets, currant-pomegranate, and crushed dried herbs. ** ¡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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Carmichael Sa Vini Monterey County Sangiovese – 2008 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Nicely dry; prime season red cherry, anise, and Cardamom. *** ¡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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De Tierra Monterey County Pinot Gris – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Concorde pear, green apple, sweet smoked spices and freshly roasted pine nuts. *** ¡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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