Category Archives: Petit Verdot

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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Fischer Unity Red Wine – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: –     75% Cabernet Sauvignon –     11% Cabernet Franc –     9% Merlot –     2% Petit Verdot –     2% Syrah –     1% Malbec This wines juice comes from Napa County 76% and Sonoma County 24%.   Notes of black plum, black cherry, … Continue reading

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Ancient Peaks Oyster Ridge Paso Robles Red Wine – 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon -50% Petite Sirah – 20% Petit Verdot – 20% Malbec -10% Black Krim tomato, red cherry, anise, ground pine nut, dried lavender, and Cardamom. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions … Continue reading

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Korbin Kameron Sonoma Valley Cuvee Kristin – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietals: 31% Cabernet Sauvignon 28% Merlot 19% Cabernet Franc 13% Malbec  9% Petit Verdot A polished wine with all Bordeaux reds; this wine exhibits notes of braised red raspberry-cherry, Thyme, sweet chile Ancho, mushroom, and chocolate pieces. *** ¡Salud! *** … Continue reading

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Ancient Peaks Paso Robles Renegade Red Wine – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Syrah 46% Malbec 31% Petit Verdot 23% Notes of raspberry-Boysenberry, sesame, chile Nuevo Mexico, and cinnamon. *** ¡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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Duarte-Georgetown Mountain Estate El Dorado Petit Verdot – 2007 – 9.2- James Melendez

Deeply herbaceous expression, split red cherry, smoke, and espresso. ¡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 Meléndez — All … Continue reading

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Orin Swift Napa Valley Papillon Red- 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon – 88% Petit Verdot – 7% Merlot – 3% Cabernet Franc –   2% Spiced red apple, flambé raspberry, freshly ground cardamom, and pepper. *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. … Continue reading

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