Category Archives: Russian River

Joseph Swan Saralee’s Vineyard Russian River Valley Gewürztraminer – 2010 – 8.9 -James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Notes of spiced red apple, smoke, plum, toasted almond and white pepper. ¡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 … Continue reading

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Von Holt Suacci Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir – 2008 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Delicate and nuanced notes of  cherry, rose petals, white truffle and pepper.  Scent of lavender, cedar wood pile, and moist earth in an orchard. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Kachina Russian River Valley Chardonnay – 2009 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Fleshy seared white pear, orange citrus zest, sesame, cardamom and dash of white pepper. *** 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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Von Holt Russian River Valley Pinot Noir – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Rose petals, roasted cranberry-tart cherry, fennel and sweet spices. ¡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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Fog Crest Laguna West Russian River Valley Pinot Noir – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Roasted plum-cherry-cranberry, red floral notes; slight game and Eucalyptus. ** ¡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 — … Continue reading

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Fog Crest Russian River Valley Estate Pinot Noir – 2009 –9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Lavender, cherry, nutmeg, Allspice, cola and mushroom. *** ¡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 Rights … Continue reading

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Peter Paul Russian River Valley Pinot Noir – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Montmorency cherry, white pepper, freshly ground cardamom and truffle. ¡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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