Category Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

Acumen Wine Gallery – A Classy and Must Experience Tasting in Downtown Napa – James Melendez

There is a new wave of wine tasting experiences at a tasting rooms sans vineyards.   There has always been a tasting room minus wineries in California.  But what is new is that there are many more to come. There is simple … Continue reading

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Sella & Mosca – A Perfect Pairing of Great Sardinian Food and Wine – James Melendez

It is a great pairing of having Sella & Mosca wines at San Francisco’s only Sardinian restaurant-La Ciccia in Noe Valley.  Giovanni Pinna, Sella & Mosca winemakers talked about each wine he has made, Sardinian wines and the legacy that … Continue reading

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Wente Louis Mel Livermore Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2010 – 8.9 – James Meléndez

Louis Mel was a French immigrant who took Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon cuttings from the Marquis de Lur Saluce (Chateau d’Yquem). This wine is 13% alcohol content. This wine exhibits of Meyer lemon zest, sesame, Comice pear, hint of papaya, … Continue reading

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Floreado Südtirol Alto Adige Sauvignon Blanc – 2009 – 9.1 – James Meléndez

A discovered varietal from an unexpected place—sudtirol AA —yes gorgeous SB come from this region. Delicate and elegant wine; nicely nuanced wine; focused minerality; notes of shaved and zested citron, white rose petals, pine nut, and anise. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One … Continue reading

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Salvestrin, LeBlanc Crystal Springs Estate Sauvignon Blanc – 2010 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Notes: green citrus zest, passionfruit, almond, and baking spice. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2012 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All … Continue reading

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Joseph Phelps Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc – 2010 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Fleshy Comice pear, nutmeg, dried lemon peel, 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 Meléndez — … Continue reading

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Chase Cellars Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc – 2010 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Bright, expressive: notes of Buddha hand citrus peel, dash of toasted sesames and essence of white flower petals. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © … Continue reading

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