Category Archives: Riesling

2019 Midsummer Wine & More Reviews – James Melendez

A lovely month of diversity.  I love red and white wines year and, of course, rosé is particularly appreciable but I do love rosé year round.   I am constantly asked if I prefer red or white wine to which I … 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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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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Navarro Anderson Valley Riesling – 2010 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Superbly dry; Bismarck apple, Smyrna fig, Marcona almond and allspice. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All … Continue reading

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Navarro Anderson Valley Edelzwicker– 2010 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals Gewürztraminer Riesling Pinot Gris  Muscat Blanc This beautiful homage to Alsace; nice dry and complex.  Anderson Valley continues to produce a treasury of white wine varietals and Pinot Noir. This wine gives notes of  passionfruit, Italian white fig, green … Continue reading

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Nikolaihof Wachau Nikolaihof Vom Stein Federspiel Riesling– 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Meyer lemon zest and peel, white mushroom, mineral rich, and smooth and lasting pine nut finish. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Prager Wachau Smaragd Klauss Riesling – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Macoun apple, fennel, baking spices, mineral and slight pepper note. ** ¡Salud! James Meléndez James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 … Continue reading

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