Rumpus California Cab

Wine Maker: Scott Peterson Vintage: 2017 Wine Name/Vineyard: Rumpus Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Central Coast State or country: California Price: $11 ABV: 14.5% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  87 points Review date: October 20, 2020 About the Winemaker: Winemaker Scott Peterson produced this wine for Naked Wines. Prior to producing his own wines,…

Cambridge Meritage

Winery: Cambridge Vintage: 2012 Wine Name/Vineyard: Meritage Wine Category: Meritage Grape blend: Bordeaux Style Blend Region: North Coast State or country: California Price: $22.00 ABV: 13.8 % Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  85 points Review date: October 11, 2020 About the Winemaker: Cambridge Cellars sources its grapes from around the North Coast of California. The name Meritage describes a Bordeaux (white or…

Hyland Estates 2015 Chardonnay

Winery: Hyland Estates Vintage: 2015 Wine Name/Vineyard: Chardonnay Wine Category: Chardonnay Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Willamette Valley State or country: Oregon Price: $45 ABV: 13.2% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  94 points Review date: September 20, 2020 About the Winemaker: Hyland Estate Winery has been making wine in Oregon since the “beginning” of the wine region; their first grapes were planted in…

Old Tub Bourbon

Distiller: Jim Beam Release: 2020 Bourbon: Old Tub Region: Clermont, Kentucky Price: $22.00 Proof: 100 Age:  No age statement The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 Points Review Date: 09/03/2020 About the Bourbon: Jim Beam has reintroduced the Old Tub brand as a limited addition whiskey. When originally produced Old Tub was the foundation for what would become Jim Beam. Old tub…

Evan Williams Single Barrel

Distiller: Old Evan Williams Distillery Release: 2020 Bourbon: Evan Williams Single Barrel Region: Bardstown, Kentucky Price: $28.00 Proof: 86.6 Age:  8 years The Barrel Cellar Score:  88 Points Review Date: 09/01/2020 About the Bourbon: In the day of overpriced and over sought-after bourbons, Evan Williams Single Barrel is often overlooked. It’s hand-picked by their master distiller, and while every barrel will…

Chateau Goubau Bordeaux

Winery: Chateau Goubau Vintage: 2009 Wine Name/Vineyard: Grand Vin De Bordeaux Wine Category: Bordeaux Grape blend: Bordeaux Blend Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Bordeaux State or country: France Price: $22.00 ABV: 14% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 points Review date: August 11, 2020 About the Winemaker: Chateau Goubau sits on the Saint Philippe d’Aiguilhe Plateau.  It is the highest point in the region.  The…

Old Forester 1910 Bourbon

Distiller: Old Forester  Release: 2020 Bourbon: 1910 Region: Louisville, Kentucky Price: $55.00 Proof: 93 Age: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  93 Points Review Date: 07/20/2020 About the Bourbon:  Old Forester claims credit for producing the first bottled bourbon.  The real credit it deserves is for producing consistently quality bourbons with both strong and unique character.  1910 is Old Forester’s double-barreled offering from its…

E.H. Taylor Small Batch Bourbon

Distiller: Old Fashioned Copper Distillery Release: 2020 Bourbon: E.H. Taylor Small Batch Region: Lawrenceburg, Kentucky Price: $40.00 Proof: 100 Age: 4+ years The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 Points Review Date: 07/20/2020 About the Bourbon: E.H. Taylor is part of the Buffalo Trace family of bourbons. It is named after Colonel E.H. Taylor who bought a distillery soon after the end of the…

Page Springs Cellars 2011 Vino de la Familia

Winery: Page Springs Cellars Vintage: 2011 Wine Name/Vineyard: Vino de la Familia Wine Category: Red blend Grape blend: Syrah, Petite Sirah, Malvasia Bianca Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Cornville State or country: Arizona Price: $26.00 ABV: 14.3% Cases produced: 841 The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 points Review date: July 17, 2020 About the Winemaker: Page Springs Cellars is gorgeous. It’s like an oasis in the…