Category Archives: Rogue Valley

Dobbes Sundown Vineyard Rogue Valley Syrah – 2006 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Wild fruit, earth, Crimini mushroom, chocolate. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights Reserved. James the … Continue reading

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Quady North 4-2A Rogue Valley Syrah – 2007 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez

Raspberry, smoke, chocolate mint, and scent of Thyme. ** ¡Salud! 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 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Folin Estate Rogue Valley Syrah – 2006 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Rich tannins; wild cherry, roasted herbs, dark chocolate and the scent from a fruit orchard in Fall. ¡Salud! *** 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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Katin Del Rio Rogue Valley Syrah – 2007 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Sense of deep earth; chocolate, truffle-mushroom, blueberry confit. ¡Salud! *** 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 Reserved.  James the Wine … Continue reading

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Domaine Serene Del Rio Rouge Valley Syrah – 2005 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A wine with considerable complexity; intense notes of roasted red fruit, slight hint of mid-summer herbs, Porcini mushroom, and chocolate. *** 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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Valley View Winery Rogue Valley Anna Maria Tempranillo – 2005 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I don’t think of Oregon as Iberian varietal wine country; but this is proof that Oregon’s wondrous wine countries have considerable potential beyond Pinot Noir (don’t get me wrong J’adore Pinot Noir).  This wine gives a bounteous structure and notes … Continue reading

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Red Lily Vineyard Rogue Valley Tempranillo – 2005 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

At 14% alcohol this might be slightly hot but this medium to heavy body wine balances the acid and alcohol quite well.   Red pepper, Chanterelle mushroom, cedar box and chocolate and Mission fig. *** A plethora of wine reviews from … Continue reading

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