Category Archives: North Fork

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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Winery Visit: Pellegrini Vineyard – 8.9 -James Melendez

This Pellegrini Vineyard and not to be confused to the west coast Pellegrini in the Russian River Valley (and to the best of my knowledge they are not related).   Pellegrini in Cutchoque was the first winery in the North Fork … Continue reading

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Clovis Point North Fork Barrel Fermented Chardonnay – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Bismark apple, Bosc pear, caramel toast, white pepper, and cinnamon. ** 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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Clovis Point North Fork Merlot – 2004 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Deep bramble berry and Acai notes, dusting of freshly ground Mexican cinnamon, clove, Morel mushroom and chocolate. ** 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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Clovis Point North Fork Chardonnay – 2007 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Crisp autumnal apple, Comice pear, nutmeg, honeyed almond and scent of Hibiscus. *** ¡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 world. … Continue reading

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Clovis Point North Fork Cabernet Franc – 2007 – 9.3 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A wine centering on notes of earth, chocolate, mushroom, fennel, seed, and wood. *** ¡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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Comtesse Thérèse North Fork Hungarian Oak Merlot – 2005 – 9.2 – James Melendez

North Fork Merlot coupled with Hungarian oak develop into a memorable wine;  black plum, Turkish plum, cherry, vanilla, white pepper, and brown mushroom. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” … Continue reading

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Croteaux North Fork Cuvée Sparkling Rosé – N.V. – 9.1 – James Melendez

Notes of Rainier cherry, delicate pluot, rose petal and pine nut.  A delightful and well priced Rosé. *** ¡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 … Continue reading

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Christiano North Fork Merlot – 2004 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Black plum, dark cherry, toast, chocolate; pepper, *** ¡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 world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Comtesse Thérèse North Fork Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve – 2003 – 9.2 – James Melendez

A sophisticated and elegant wine; focused notes of dark bramble, cassis, Chanterelle mushroom, dark chocolate dust, scent of Marjoram and suede. *** Winery website: http://www.comtessetherese.com/ *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at … Continue reading

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