Category Archives: Red Blend

July 2020 Wine Reviews

      July was a wonderful wine tasting month. Lots of virtual tastings and I enjoyed the opportunity to taste so much and to connect with so many people on Zoom, Twitter and so fourth.  I am grateful and … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Alentejano, Arizona, Cabernet Franc, Carmenere, Chianti Classico, Cochise County, Corvina, Grenache, Malvasia Bianca, Paso Robles, Picpoul Blanc, Portugal, Red Blend, Red Wine Blend, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah / Shiraz, Tannat, Trebbiano | Leave a comment

Nine Hats Columbia Valley Wines – James Melendez

**** Nine Hats Columbia Valley Red Wine 2015 This wine is a blend of: 50% Syrah 41% Cabernet Sauvignon 7% Merlot 2% Malbec Scent characteristics: red cherry, blackberry, baking spices, violets and bay leaf Flavour notes: Loch Ness Blackberry, cassis, … Continue reading

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Adelaida Paso Robles Version Red Blend – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

The producer doesn’t state which varietals compose this blend—all we know is this is a Rhone blend.  Various bramble berry notes, vanilla, cardamom and scent of wood pile, smoke and summer garden. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from … Continue reading

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Imagery Estate Pallas Estate Sonoma Valley Red Blend 2006 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This wine 46% Malbec and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Merlot.  Notes of blueberry, blackberry, cassis, brown mushroom, freshly grounded cinnamon-cardamom and Eucalyptus. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Kathryn Kennedy California Lateral Red Blend – 2006 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine is 54% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Franc, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot 6% Malbec.  Smoked blueberry / blackberry, Brown mushroom, chocolate, and delicate clove notes. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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J. Heinrich Burgenland Cuvée Siglos Red Blend – 2009 – 9.0 -James Melendez

Blaufränkisch and Zweigelt; dark cherry, game, vanilla, smoke and brown mushroom. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – All Rights … Continue reading

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J. Heinrich Burgenland Cuvée Maestro Red Blend – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Blaufränkisch, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot; Black plum, blueberry Coulis, Eucalyptus, chocolate dust, and Morel mushroom. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Holly Hill El Dorado Patriarche Red Blend – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This wine 48% Mourvedre, 46% Syrah, 5% Grenache and 1% Coinoise; seared cranberry, baking spices, brown mushroom, and vanilla. ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of wine reviews … Continue reading

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Dragonette MJM Red Blend – 2007 – 9.2 – James Melendez

A blend of Rhone varieals-mainly Syrah; notes of red flower petals, plum, cinnamon, chocolate and fennel. *** Winery website: http://dragonettecellars.com/ *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of … Continue reading

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