Category Archives: Nebbiolo

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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James the Wine Guy Interview Series – Alessia Travaglini, Travaglini Gattinara

I was delighted to taste Travaglini wines in San Francisco recently paired with food at such a perfect place to taste these wine–Perbacco.  When I am longing for Italian cuisine in San Francisco this is my number one place to … Continue reading

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Palmina Honea Vineyard Santa Ynez Valley Nebbiolo – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Anise, baking spice, blackberry Coulis, scent of roasting pine nuts and almonds and suede. ¡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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Ruggeri Corsini Barolo San Pietro – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This wine is 100% Nebbiolo.  Dark red cherry reduction, nutmeg, slight mint scent of Thyme and hint of oak. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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Witch Creek Valle de Guadalupe Nebbiolo – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This Nebbiolo from the Guadalupe Valley (Valle de Guadalupe) is proof positive of how this unique wine region in Mexico and is due for more attention.  It seems this region is producing very nice quality wines.  Imagine if these varietals … Continue reading

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Due Vigne de Famiglia El Dorado County Nebbiolo – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Inky, dark, spiced apple, simmering spices and slight game. ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Domenico Amador County Nebbiolo – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Reduced plum, Crimini mushroom, cinnamon, dark chocolate, scent of cedar box and violet. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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Peliserro Barbaresco Vanotu – 2006 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine coming from the Piemonte is 100% Nebbiolo and presents with notes of extracted dark cherry, delicate fresh herbs, smoked almond and soothing scent of underbrush. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Oddero Barolo Mondaca di Bussi Sorano – 2004 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This wine gives notes of blackberry-cherry, toasted almond, Eucalyptus, and Crimini mushroom. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews:jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – All Rights … Continue reading

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Marchese di Barolo Barolo Sarmassa – 2005 – 9.2 – James Melendez

A focused wine; brambled fruit, scent from a plum orchard in Fall time, deep dark chocolate, baking spices, herbs from a summer’s farmers market and scent of a cedar box. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around … Continue reading

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