Category Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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 Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

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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Cornerstone Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc – 2010 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A wonderful acid structure; bright and slightly tart; notes of mid eastern green citrus zest, Brazil nut, smoked fennel and green apple. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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B Cellars Blend 23 Napa Valley White Blend – 2010 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Chardonnay Sauvignon Blanc Viognier Generous acid—splendid mineral signature, notes of passionfruit, brightly coloured citrus zest, candied fig, and cashew. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my … Continue reading

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