Category Archives: Oak Knoll

Flora Springs Holy Smoke Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 9.3 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine weaves notes of black cherry, blackberry, lavender, smoke and autumnal spices–a polished and definitive wine. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2012 … Continue reading

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Trefthen Family Oak Knoll Malbec – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

Dry; fennel, deeply herbaceous, touch of white truffle and continuous blueberry notes. ¡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 … Continue reading

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Robert Biale Grande Vineyard Oak Knoll District Zinfandel – 2009 – 9.3 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Pronounced notes of blueberry, smoke, vanilla bean, freshly ground Cardamom, white pepper, and clove; scent of pink rose petals, underbrush and suede. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Robert Biale Black Chicken Oak Knoll District Zinfandel – 2009 – 9.2- James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A symbol for Robert Biale wines and a sign post at the winery.  Notes of Montmorency cherry confit, Mexican vanilla, red sweet peppers, and Malabar pepper. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the … Continue reading

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Robert Biale Aldo’s Vineyard Oak Knoll Zinfandel – 2009 – 9.4 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A luxuriant Zinfandel; well polished and elegant.  Notes of Acai, currant, blueberry, ground clove, lavender and dusting of chocolate. ¡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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