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Top 400 Wines: Once in a Decade – 2010-2019 – James Melendez

There are many top 100 wine annual lists and I produce one as well.  I love the research and review of wines I taste yearly. Thought, I have never found it an easy task as I taste a large set … Continue reading

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Taste of Mount Veeder Wines Scores – Thursday 18-April-2019

Rarely do I ever get to taste almost all wines from an event but this one I did (I missed tasting only two).  Yes, it was a small event but that didn’t make it less important.  I was delighted to … Continue reading

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Spotted Owl Mount Veeder Mountain Cuvee – 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon 35% Syrah Notes of Raspberry-blackberry, toasted fennel, freshly roasted New Mexico pine nut, hint of chile Guajillo. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Spencer Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon – 2006 – 9.3 – James Melendez

Various wild bramble berries-blueberry Coulis, ground clove-cinnamon, white truffle, scent of pine forest, pine cone and vanilla. ** 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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Hess Collection Mount Veeder19 Block Cuvée – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Malbec, 4% Syrah, 4% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot; notes of blackberry-blueberry Confit, chocolate mint, Eucalyptus, Morel mushroom, rose petal and chile Nuevo Mexico; scent of pine cone, roasting nuts, and burning cedar wood. ** A plethora of … Continue reading

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Mayacamas Mt Veeder Merlot – 2005 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Varied bramble fruit, cardamom, vanilla, toast and smoke. *** Winery website: http://www.mayacamas.com/ *** *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the … Continue reading

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Mayacamas Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon – 2004 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Braised blueberry-boysenberry, baking spices, anise, and sweet red pepper.  Scent of Heirloom tomatoes, crushed Fall leaves, and Eucalyptus. *** Winery website: http://www.mayacamas.com/ *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A … Continue reading

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