Category Archives: San Antonio Valley

Quinta Cruz San Antonio Valley Tempranillo – 2007 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Bursting Turkish fig, cranberry, fennel and pine nut. ** ¡Salud! James Meléndez 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 … Continue reading

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Pierce Ranch San Antonio Valley Tempranillo – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Roasted flavor of Blueberry and  plum; fennel and chocolate dust, field mushroom and highlighted by suede and pine wood. ** ¡Salud! James Meléndez James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. … Continue reading

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Pierce Ranch San Antonio Valley Albariño – 2009 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Roasted star fruit, baby coconut, white pepper and hint of rose petals. *** ¡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 … Continue reading

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Undurraga Leyda and San Antonio Valley Pinot Noir – 2008 – 8.8 – James Melendez

Layered notes of boysenberry, dash of fennel, nutmeg and scent of red flowers. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © … Continue reading

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Undurraga Leyda and San Antonio Valleys Sauvignon Blanc – 2009 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Crisp, focused; green citrus zest, hazelnut, and anise cookie. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.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 / … Continue reading

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Quinta Cruz San Antonio Valley Tempranillo – 2006 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Lower in alcohol than some of it’s American brethren – 13.5%; another polished example of American Tempranillo—a very good cousin to Spanish Tempranillos.  Roasted red apple, ground clove, and scents of wood, violet and suede.  According to the wineries website  … Continue reading

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Quinta Cruz San Antonio Valley Concertina Red Blend – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This wine contains the following varietals: Touriga Nacional, Tinta  Roriz, Tinta Cao, & Touriga Francesa—this is a polished Iberian varietal blend—elegant and bold; this wine has the following characteristics: rose petal, ground cinnamon, black pepper, and raspberry.  At the winery’s … Continue reading

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Pierce San Antonio Valley Coseheiro Red Blend – 2006 – 9.0 – 2009 – James Melendez

This wine contains the following varietals: 48% Tempranillo, 42% Touriga Nacional, 10% Tinta Cao—a formidable wine that is another great example of Iberian red blend—this wine has the following notes: scents from an Autumnal Plum orchard; blueberry, toasted Piñon, and … Continue reading

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Pierce San Antonio Valley Touriga – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of Touriga Francesa and Touriga Nacional and a superbly low alcohol level. This wine gives notes of Black Krim Heirloom tomatoes, blackberry, ground mace and a haunting scent of suede. *** A plethora of wine … Continue reading

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Pierce San Antonio Valley Albariño – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

This wine has a sterling acid profile which promotes the beautiful notes of gold kiwi, Marcona almond, Kadota fig and finishing with a blissful minerality. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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