Category Archives: Stellenbosch

Villiera Stellenbosch Shiraz -2003 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Ripe black plum, chile Nuevo Mexico, toasted almond, and Thyme. ** ¡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 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Stellekaya Stellenbosch Shiraz – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Spiced strawberry-blackberry, pecan, black pepper, chile Guajillo and scent of crushed Fall leaves and worn leather. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Groenland Stellenbosch Premium Shiraz – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

South Africa is hosting the World Cup and it is so appropriate as South Africa is now producing world class wines.  This is one of them:  Blueberry-Açai confit, grilled wild herbs, white mushroom and vanilla. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine … Continue reading

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Groenland Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon – 2005 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Chile ancho, wild bramble berries, chile Ancho, black pepper and scent of leather and oak. ** ¡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: … Continue reading

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Villiera Stellenbosch Pinotage – 2005 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Wild Bramble, mushroom, mint, scent of late Fall plum orchard. ** ¡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 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Villiera Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon – 2005 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Red plum-strawberry reduction, chocolate mint, wild vanilla, and white truffle. ** ¡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 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Groenland Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

White peach, hazelnut, filbert, ever so delicate grass note. ** ¡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 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Groenland Stellenbosch Premium Cabernet Sauvignon – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Seared black and red plum, strawberry, Thyme, chile Poblano, and scent from a late Fall herb garden. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Groenland Stellenbosch Antoinette Marie Red Blend – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz; Bramble Berry Confit, chocolate, Chanterelle mushroom, and Bobotie spice. ** ¡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: … Continue reading

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Dornier Estate Stellenbosch Donatus Cabernet Sauvignon – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This wine is 96% Cabernet Sauvignon 4% Cabernet Franc.  Black cherry confit, roasted hazelnuts, mid-summer’s herb garden, and white truffle. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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