Category Archives: Port

Symington Family Estates – A Heritage House of Port – James Melendez

I am writing about this tasting late but in some respects that is fine–after all Port wines can age gracefully and the memories of these wines linger.  Non-fortified wines are on a time clock and that is a vast majority … Continue reading

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Prager Winery & Port Works Petite Sirah Port – 2005 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Cherry, toffee, smoke and red candy notes.   ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2012 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights … Continue reading

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Fenestra Livermore Valley Port 2004 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Touriga – 34% Tempranillo – 26% Tinto Cão – 20%  Souzão. – 20% Confit of blueberry-blackberry, vanilla, dried Turkish fig and hibiscus.

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Quinta do Pégo Porto Vintage 2006 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Touriga Nacional; spiced blueberry, truffle, mushroom and Brazil nut, pine nut, and hazelnut. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around … Continue reading

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Quinta do Pégo Porto LBV Douro – 2005 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Touriga Nacional; focused, generous, notes of blueberry, Mexican vanilla, fennel, clove and cardamom. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around … Continue reading

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Sandeman LBV Porto – 2004 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Touriga Nacional Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, and Tinta Cao; truffled honey, dried Turkish fig, cardamom, toasted sesame, and mixed floral bouquet. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine One Bottle at a … Continue reading

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Sandeman Vintage Porto – 2007 – 9.4 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Touriga Nacional Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, and Tinta Cao; truffled honey, ripe pluot, Smyrna fig, and almond-cashew. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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