Category Archives: Tannat

Rock Wall California Tannat – 2009 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Viscous, dense, muscular; lavender, chile Poblano, smoke and Marjoram. * ¡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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Lone Madrone Paso Robles Tannat – 2005 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Inkwell dark; highly acidic and dry; blueberry, cardamom, scent from at late summer herb garden and lavender. Winery website: http://www.lonemadrone.com/ *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** James the Wine Guy–”Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time” A plethora of … Continue reading

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Barreto California Vinho Tinto – 2005 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

39% Tempranillo, 30% Touriga Nacional, 28% Tannat, 3% Touriga FrancaRipe plum, crushed almond, chocolate and cinnamon. ** ¡Salud! James Meléndez James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Don Pascual Juanico Pueblo del Sol Tannat – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Very dry; a definitive food wine; red plum, nutmeg and cashew. ** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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Caliza Azimuth Paso Robles Red Blend – 2007 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

51 % Syrah, 19% Grenache, 14% Mourvèdre, 8% Tannat and 8% Alicante Bouschet.  This wine has notes of reduced blackberry, chocolate dust, Chanterelle mushroom and roasted red pepper. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the … Continue reading

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Viña Robles Paso Robles Red Blend – 2007 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 51% Petit Sirah, 43% Syrah, 4% Tannat, and 2% Touriga Nacional; this wine has rich dark fruit notes—dark red cherry, blueberry, black pepper, Eucalyptus, earthy notes, and a nose of cedar box.  Alcohol content 14.5%. *** A … Continue reading

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Barretto Cellars Lodi Touriga Red Blend– 2005 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A most appealing red wine blend using the following varietals. 76% Touriga Nacional, 12% Tannat, and 2% Touriga Franca.  This wine shows great potential for more Iberian varietal wines to come.  A dazzling array of bright red fruit, roasted almond … Continue reading

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