Category Archives: Touriga Nacional

Quinta da Fronteira Douro Fronteira Tinto – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Touriga Nacional – 50% Touriga Franca – 30% Tinta Roriz – 20% Plum, Heirloom tomato, trace of Cardamom and allspice and Tahitian vanilla. ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Quinta da Cabriz Dão Reserva – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietals: Touriga Nacional Alfrocheiro Tinta Roriz Well balanced, scented and appreciable; kind touches of wild blackberry, raspberry, hint of chile Guajillo, and piñon. ** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Sogevinus Douro Veedha – 2008 – 9.1 -James Melendez

Varietals: Tinta Roriz Touriga Franca Touriga Nacional Dense, dark and complex. Dark cherry, red-black plum, nutmeg, and Crimini mushroom. ** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Viñedos de Ithaca Odysseus Priorat Tinto – 2006 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietals: Garnatxa Negra – 35% Cariñena – 35% Cabernet Sauvignon – 20% Touriga National, Petit Verdot, Syrah and Caladoc – 10% Focused and well constructed; wild blueberry, smoke, anise, roasted Piñon and touch of chocolate. *** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One … Continue reading

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Cortes de Cima Alentejo Touriga Nacional – 2007 – 9.1- James Melendez

Notes of blueberry-boysenberry, cinnamon stick, vanilla, and lavender. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights Reserved. James … Continue reading

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Só Península de Setúbal Touriga Nacional – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Amalgam of bramble fruit, smoke, Maitake mushroom and chocolate dust. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez — All Rights … Continue reading

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Vale de Cavalos Douro Red- 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Varietals: Touriga Nacional Touriga Franca Tinta Roriz Tinta Barroca Notes of smoked bramble berries-cherry, cola, pecan and chocolate truffle.

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Caves do Salgueiral Douro Sol de Xisto Red – 2007 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Varietals: Touriga Nacional Tinta Roriz Touriga Franca Tinta Barroca Smoked Braeburn apple, red pear, cola, white mushroom, and Piquillo pepper. ¡Salud! *** 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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JF Lurton Barca Douro Negro Red Blend – 2010 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Varietals: Tinta Roriz Touriga Nacional Touriga Franca Dark late season cherry, ground anise, light dark chocolate, and chile Piquillo. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 … Continue reading

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Palptite Alentejo Red Blend – 2006 – 9.1- James Melendez

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon Aragonês Touriga National Evocative aromas of rose petals, violets and cedar box.  Cherry-currant, ground anise, and vanilla. ¡Salud! *** 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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