Category Archives: Yorkville Highlands

Yorkville Yorkville Highlands Cabernet Franc – 2007 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Spiced plum, white truffle, chile Pasilla, and pine nut. *** ¡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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Yorkville Yorkville Highlands Malbec – 2007 – 8.9- James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Another example of North American Malbec that is unique different from it’s southern hemisphere brethren but that can stand on it’s own as a bonafide Malbec.  This wine exhibits characteristics of blackberry-blueberry confit, forest floor in Fall, bramble, slight mid-Fall … Continue reading

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Yorkville Yorkville Highlands Cabernet Franc – 2007 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This unique Cabernet Franc from Mendocino is quite rare; a Bordeaux varietal far north and west of Napa county—a much hotter climate for this grape.  This wine exhibits significant earth notes: mushroom-truffle, wood, fallen leaf; sweet spice and herb and … Continue reading

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