Category Archives: Priorat / Prirato

Viñedos de Ithaca Odysseus Priorat Aklyes Tinto – 2008 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Garnatxa Negra – 42% Cariñena – 25% Cabernet Sauvignon – 15% Cassis, dark molten chocolate, sesame, pine nut and Thyme. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Viñedos de Ithaca Odysseus Priorat Blanca – 2010 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietal: Garnatxa Blanca 100% Crisp Spitzenberg apple, green melon, subtle fresh garden herbs, and sesame. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James … Continue reading

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Mas Igneus Barranc dels Closos Priorat – 2002 − 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Subtlety and complexity; refined; notes of dark cherry, rose petalplum, deeply ingrained herbs, and white mushroom; aromas of under brush sweet spices and suede. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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Sangenie Vaque Priorat – 2006 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is a blend of Syrah, Grenache, and Carignan; I do not have the exact varietal breakdown.  This wine is nicely scented with notes of Eucalptus and earth; and the palette detects baked blueberry, almond, sage and finishing with … Continue reading

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Buil & Gine Joan Gine Gine Priorato – 8.9 – 2001 – James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez

This Priorato is a blend of Granache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Carignan; this wine exhibits plenty of herbaceous notes; most pronounced are Eucalyptus and mint.  This Priorato seems to be at it’s prime; I would enjoy now. ¡Salud! A plethora of … Continue reading

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