A Budget Barbera

An “uneven” experience, but priced right

St. Innocent Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015

Winery: St. Innocent Vintage: 2015 Wine Name/Vineyard: Shea Vineyard Wine Category: Pinot Noir Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Willamette Valley State or country: Oregon Price: $50.00 ABV: 13.5% Cases produced: 956 The Barrel Cellar Score:  92 points Review date: May 20, 2020 About the Winemaker:   Mark Vlossak, of St. Innocent Winery has been making wine from grapes sourced from Shea vineyard for…

Bower Hill Barrel Strength

Distiller: Bower Hill Release: 2018 Bourbon: Bower Hill Barrel Strength Region: Louisville, Kentucky Price: $140 Proof: 118 Age: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score: 91 Review Date: 3/29/2019 Color: Amber Nose: Brown sugar and cinnamon, mild oak Taste:  First taste (poured neat): Oak, black pepper, cayenne, cinnamon, and a touch of paprika. Drop a couple of ice cubes in your glass and tastes of cherry wood and…