Category Archives: Picpoul Blanc

May 2019 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

Here are May 2019 wine reviews: Claiborne & Churchill Edna Valley Dry Riesling 2017 – $22 SRP         An aptly dry Riesling (I have included the back label to show the IRF scale) and to highlight this … Continue reading

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Rare Varietals Tasting Rhone Rangers – James Melendez

The following wines were poured for this session: Tablas Creek Picpoul Blanc 2010 Two Shepherds Grenache Blanc 2010 Holly’s Hill Counoise 2010 Clos Saron Cinsault Blend 2010 Ridge Carignane 2009 Lagier Meredith Mondeause Noire 2009 These wines gave a great … Continue reading

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Domaine Félines Jourdan Picpoul de Pinet – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Dry, mineral driven wine; focus on green citrus and apple, and slight dash of baking spices. Varietal: Picpoul ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © … Continue reading

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Lone Madrone Points West White Blend – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of Roussanne and Picpoul Blanc.  Notes of Snowbright peach, cashew-pine nut,  and white pepper. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 … Continue reading

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Lone Madrone Points West Paso Robles White Blend – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

A blend of Roussanne and Picpoul Blanc; definitive and well blended.  Notes of white pitted fruit; White Heath peach, hint of Adriatic fig, scent of anise and warm summer evening. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions … Continue reading

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Coteaux du Languedoc Picpoul Blanc – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Picpoul Blanc—a curious name—sounds like a pork product but it is not.  This wine gives characteristics of Green citrus zest, kiwi, almond and profound minerality. Low alcohol of 12.5% completely approachable and friendly for the picnic basket and summer time. … Continue reading

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Villa Creek Paso Robles White Blend – 2000 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This wine is 55% Grenache Blanc, 35% Roussanne, 10% Picpoul Blanc.  Meyer lemon zest, Adriatic fig, white pepper, scent of green tea and early summer flowers. *** ¡Salud! James Meléndez James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews … Continue reading

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