Category Archives: Valle Central

Terrapura Central Valley Chile Carménère – 2008 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Roasted game, blueberry, Indian simmering spices and scent of sweet wood. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – All Rights … Continue reading

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Miguel Torres Central Valley Chile Cordillera Red Blend – 2005 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 63% Carignan, 22% Syrah, and 15% Merlot; completely spice packed; sun dried bramble berries, Chanterelle mushroom and pecan. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. … Continue reading

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Terrapura Central Valley Chile Sauvignon Blanc – 2009 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Gold raspberry-fresh green citrus, slight mint-fennel, and white pepper. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.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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Araucano Central Valley Chile Carménère – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Blackberry, Marjoram, slight game, ground spices for baking and scent of lavendar. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez – All … Continue reading

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Arauano Valle Central Cabernet Sauvignon – 2008 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / / James the Wine Guy

Ripe plum, winter spices and scent form a plum orchard in Fall time. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.jamesthewineguy.com *** 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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Miguel Torres Valle Central Santa Digna Carménère – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / / James the Wine Guy

Cassis coulis, violets, dark chocolate and anise. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://www.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 Patricio … Continue reading

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Tierra Andina Altos Valle Central Malbec Petit Verdot – 2008 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez

Mendoza is nearly synonymous with Malbec; Chile produces Malbec but at much lower quantities.  This wine which is 70% Malbec and 30% Petit Verdot highlights and shows how good a Chilean Malbec can be—the admixture of Petit Verdot makes for … Continue reading

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