Category Archives: Rosé

April 2018 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

Just a few wines to share with you for this brief review for April. Some like to say Rosé season is on the horizon.  I always say Rosé is 365 days a year and 366 on a leap year.  Rosé … Continue reading

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Susana Balbo Crios Rosé of Malbec and Rosé of Malbec – James Melendez

Susana Balbo Crios Torrontés 2016 12% ABV Scent of Adriatic fig, just sliced Granny Smith apple, oyster shell, passion fruit, flowers and white tea. Flavor characteristic: passion fruit, Meyer Lemon, comice pear, flowers and moist stones **** Susana Balbo Rosé of Malbec … Continue reading

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Locations F Rosé and Corse Wines – James Melendez

I had the opportunity to taste two more Locations wines – F Rosé 5 and Corse White Wine (Corsica) Vermentino.  I rarely get to taste any wines from Corsica–so I am always thrilled to taste anything from this Mediterranean island.  Below … Continue reading

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Is there an Ideal Colour for Rosé? James Melendez

Is there an Ideal Colour for Rosé? Well…. that is two questions: Is there an ideal colour for Rosé: NO Is there an idealised colour for Rosé: YES I’ll start with the yes, first and foremost I do not believe there … Continue reading

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Charles Heidsieck Brut Rosé Réserve – NV – 95 Points – James Melendez

  A lyrical wine, gorgeous; bold, confident and highly nuanced; just hint of light rose coloration-simply beautiful. Expressive notes of wild strawberry, Oregon Tayberry, hint of fennel, flaky biscuit, and just roasted pine nuts.  Could have enjoyed alone but best shared. … Continue reading

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Rack And Riddle Rosé – NV -9.1 – James Melendez

Lively and fresh and yet confident; this wine exhibits notes of red and golden raspberry, flaky biscuit and raw pine nut. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Château Bonnet Rosé – 2010 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Fresh wild strawberry, blood orange citrus zest, pomegranate, white pepper, and fennel. *** ¡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 … Continue reading

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