Category Archives: North Coast

Red 7 North Coast Proprietary Red Wine – 9.0 (90/100 Pts) – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This is a fun wine – a blend that is known only to the wine maker.   I did take 7 guesses as to each of the seven varieties in this wine: 1. Merlot 2. Grenache 3 Syraj 4 Cabernet Sauvignon … Continue reading

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Stepping Stone North Coast Rocks – 2010 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A blend of Zinfandel, Syrah and Merlot. 14.5% alchol content Definitively bold and appreciable wine; taste profile: bayberry, blackberry, nutmeg, Cardamom, black tea, white pepper, and Fennel. *** Cornerstone/Stepping Stone: http://www.cornerstonecellars.com/ *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy Read more of … Continue reading

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Kachina North Coast Charbono – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I understand the grapes are from Calistoga and Mendocino.  Notes of smoked blueberry, blackberry, vanilla, slight chocolate and white pepper. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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Kent Rasmussen Esoterica Late Harvest North Coast Viognier – 2006 – 9.3 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Dried pluot, Cardamom, truffle honey, chestnut, and freshly grilled fennel. ** 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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