Category Archives: Pinot Grigio

April 2019 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

April was a very quick month–just like each year January and February are relatively calm and after that we all seem to be on a proverbial banana peel. I do loving tasting so many wonderful wines during the month. Jason … Continue reading

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July 2018 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

Here are the wines I tasted this July and the notes and scores for each. I tasted wines from Oregon, Washington, Argentina, and California in this review cycle. Here are a collections of wines I tasted during July. Cathedral Ridge … Continue reading

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White Pinot Noir – A Rare Style – James Melendez

I love White Pinot Noir or Pinot Noir Blanc.  I am fascinating with this wine style… no I am obsessed with any of these wines that I can find.  There are so few examples in the world today. In my … Continue reading

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Kelowna, British Columbia: A Delightful and ‘Must Visit’ Wine Country – James Melendez

Some wine countries are developed as you might expect–all the amenities and much more.  Other wine countries lack and ‘…only if they had more restaurants… more resorts, spas and stores.’  But each wine country is different and it would be … Continue reading

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Caducci Napa Valley Pinot Grigio – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Mixture of green and orange citrus peel and zest, hint of green fig, almond and whole nutmeg. *** ¡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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Santa Margherita Valdadage Pinot Grigio – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

12.5% alcohol content; very familiar and widely available; green melon, pear, green citrus, and fleshy nectarine. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Ceja Vino De Casa Napa Valley White Blend – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 35% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Grigio, and  30% White Rhone Varietals (they do not list the varietals but I am guessing they might be Roussanne and Marsanne). This wine gives notes of crisp green apple, basted pear, a … Continue reading

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