Category Archives: Rueda

Nieva Rueda Blanco Nieva – 2010 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Notes of cantaloupe, Mexican cinnamon, and anise. Varietal: Verdejo ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights Reserved. … Continue reading

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Valdelainos Rueda Verdejo Rueda – 2007 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This Verdejo exhibits a polish between acid, mineral and summer melon; a completely lovely wine that gives noticeable summer fruit and is tamed by notes of pecan and almond.  A wine that is approachable year round and is an extraordinary … Continue reading

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Basa Rueda Blanco – 2005 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This is a delightful white blend containing: 50% Verdejo, 40% Viura, and 10% Sauvignon Blanc. This is a crisp, a wonderful acid; a beautiful straw color. This wine exhibits Meyer lemon zest, banana, passion fruit and lychee. A perfect wine … Continue reading

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