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Wines of Portugal 2010 Tasting San Francisco James Melendez

Here are my scores of the followings wines I tasted at the Wine of Portugal 2010 tasting in San Francisco, April 5, 2010.  The wines of Portugal continue to stun the senses with refined wines that deserve much more visibility.  … Continue reading

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QdoE Bairrada – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This wine is Merlot and Baga; this wine is a beautiful blend of both varietals—while the Merlot adds structure; Baga adds complexity.   This wine gives notes of blackberry, rose petal, Eucalyptus and truffle. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews … Continue reading

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Singularis Alentejo Trincadeira Aragonez – 2006 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Roasted red cherry, dusting of baking spices, and earth notes of leave and trees a delightful acid content and a very nice partner to food. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more … Continue reading

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Grilos Vinho Tinto Red Blend Dao – 2006 – 8.6 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of Touriga Nacional, Aragonês (Tempranillo in Spain) and Alfrocheiro.  This is a bright wine from the Dao region.  13% alcohol and very inky and dark.  The initial taste is spice finishing with Boysenberry.  This wine … Continue reading

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Foral de Evora Alentejo – 2004 – 8.8 – James Melendez

A red wine blend containing the following grapes: Aragonez, Alicante Bouschet, Trincadeiram Bouchet Brilliantly fragrant; well structured and stitched with deep red fruit, acid, and mid-Fall spice—memorable, evocative. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around … Continue reading

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Vinho Regional Alentejano Alentejo White – 2007 – 8.7 – James Melendez

A blend of Roupeiro and Perrum–a wine with considerable character; toasted Marcona almond, lush fresh Mission fig, and white peach. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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Redoma Reserva Douro Blanco – 9.0 – 2006 – James Melendez

This wine consists of the the following varietals: Rabigato, Codega, Donzelinho, Viosinho and Arint. This is a dry wine with an abudance of acid. Elegant; dried Apricot, white Nectarine, Jicama—crisp, minerals-in-a-stream. An elegant wine for a special dinner. ¡Salud! A … Continue reading

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