Category Archives: Walla Walla Valley

Top 400 Wines: Once in a Decade – 2010-2019 – James Melendez

There are many top 100 wine annual lists and I produce one as well.  I love the research and review of wines I taste yearly. Thought, I have never found it an easy task as I taste a large set … Continue reading

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Zerba Walla Walla Valley Petit Verdot – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

What’s next from Walla Walla?  This is an excellent example of continuing excellence from Walla Walla.  Notes of bramble, Eucalyptus, and cinnamon. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the … Continue reading

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Zerba Walla Walla Valley Malbec – 2007 – 9.2 – James Melendez

A focused delightful Malbec—a proof positive of excellent Malbec growing the Pacific Northwest and the promise of more to come.  Blackberry, Malabar pepper, Porcini mushroom, scent from a mid-summer’s Garden and oak. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy *** … Continue reading

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Domaine Serene Rockblock Reserve Walla Walla Valley Syrah – 2006 – 9.0James Melendez

Deep, dark and delightful; luxuriant tannins; this wine provides a focus on baked bramble fruit, Malabar pepper, smoke and underbrush. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine © … Continue reading

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