Category Archives: Saint-Émilion

A Stellar Evening of Wines from Saint-Émilion, Pomerol and Fronsac – James Melendez

              A lovely focus on the Right Bank of Bordeaux wines–emphasizing a Merlot with support of the other major red Bordeaux grapes.  I often taste Left Bank more often than Right Bank wines.  And … Continue reading

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Chateau Saint-Valery Saint-Émilion – 2004 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine is predominately Merlot and a small amount of Cabernet Franc.  Time in the bottle has suited this wine well.  A very nice wine that pairs well with the Fall seasons sensibilities.   Well balanced between acid, alcohol, and notes … Continue reading

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