Category Archives: Oakville

Trefthen Family Oak Knoll Merlot – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James The Wine Guy

Varietals: 91% Merlot 9% Cabernet Sauvignon Blackberry, Chile Pequin, sage and baking spices, ¡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 … Continue reading

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Kelleher Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon – 2006 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Focus on late summer red cherry, Cardamom, roasted fennel and Marjoram.  Scent of moist earth, fall leaves and worn suede. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Downing Family Fly by Night Oakville Zinfandel – 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Bacon, blueberry, Mexican cinnamon; scent from lavender field. ¡Salud! ** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – All Rights Reserved.  James … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Spencer Oakville Cabernet Franc – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A plethora of earthen notes: blackberry, cherry, underbrush, Mexican cinnamon, Cardamom, Morel 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 … Continue reading

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Nickel and Nickel Oakville John C. Sullenger Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – 9.0 – 2004 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine demonstrates; Blackberry-Blueberry coulis, Oaxacan simmering spice, roasted cashews, dark chocolate, and cedar box. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2008 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Oakville Ranch Napa Valley Chardonnay – 2005 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine exhibits almond, nutmeg, Adriatic fig and flint-mineral finish. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2008 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – … Continue reading

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Nickel and Nickel Harris Ranch Oakville Merlot – 2005 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This Merlot has gorgeous sikly tannins; an even structure with plenty of bursting fig, espresso, red plum, and Black Krim tomato. ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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