Tag Archives: Italy

This Week in Wine March 3, 2019 – James Melendez

This week in wine for me was an always anticipated annual event Tre Bicchieri.  I know each producer can only highlight so many bottles–rare to see any more than 3 wines per producer (the winning plus two more). It is … Continue reading

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Gambero Rosso Italian Wine Tasting San Francisco – 2010 – James Melendez

This event was at one of the wine halls at Ft. Mason—Herbst Pavillion—wine from around the Italian peninsula.  A wonderful experience to enjoy finely crafted Italian wines.  I have posted individual blogs on each of the wines below: Zenato Amarone … Continue reading

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Feudi della Medusa Vermentino – 2006 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Mineral focused wine exemplifying notes of crushed almond, wild citrus, and slight notes of anise. Salud *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews:jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Montefalco Sagrantino – 2005 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Reduced blueberry, Porcini mushroom, freshly ground cardamom and mid-summer herbs. Salud! *** 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 Reserved.  James … Continue reading

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Alto Adige Grand Tasting – San Francisco, CA – March 2, 2010 – James Melendez

I have written up all of the each of the wines below in an individual entry in my blog.  I had a full-spectrum experience in Alto Adige wines; it was wonderful to experience these varietals that call this special region … Continue reading

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Velenosi Rosso Piceno Superiore Roggio Del Filare – 2005 – 9.2 – James Melendez

This wine a focus of scents and flavors of reduced plum, red floral notes, cardamom and wooded brush. *** 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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Valle di Cembra Rittrato Bianco Vigneti delle Dolomiti – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio; this wine presents with a plenitude of Meyer lemon zest, mineral, fresh scent from an herb garden and crushed Brazil nut. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions … Continue reading

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