Torii Mor Olalla Vineyard Pinot Noir

Wine Maker: Torii Mor Vintage: 2013 Wine Name/Vineyard: Olalla Vineyard Wine Category: Pinot Noir Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Willamette Valley State or country: Oregon Price: $30.00 ABV: 13.3% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 points Review date: February 19, 2021 About the Winemaker: Torii Mor’s tasting room sits in a beautiful Japanese style…

Ravazzi “Unguercio” 2005

Wine Maker: Ravazzi Vintage: 2005 Wine Name/Vineyard: Unguercio Wine Category: Red blend Grape blend: Sangiovese and Merlot Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Tuscany State or country: Italy Price: $32.00 ABV: 13.5% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 points Review date: February 12, 2021 About the Winemaker: Ravazzi has been making wines in Tuscany since 1956 when Enio Ravazzi founded…

2012 Caduceus Cellars Aglianico

Wine Maker: Caduceus Cellars Vintage: 2012 Wine Name/Vineyard: Aglianico Wine Category: Aglianico Grape blend: 100% Aglianico Bottle size: 750 ml Region: New Mexico State or country: New Mexico Price: ~$50.00 ABV: 13.5% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  92 points Review date: November 28, 2020 About the Winemaker: Caduceus Cellars’ tasting room sits in beautiful Jerome Arizona. The wine I’m reviewing today,…

Ana Diogo-Draper Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Maker: Ana Diogo-Draper Vintage: 2017 Wine Name/Vineyard: Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Sonoma State or country: California Price: $18.99 ABV: 15.0% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 points Review date: January 24, 2021 About the Winemaker: Winemaker Ana Diogo-Draper’s first experience with wine making came in her youth, as she planted…

Whalebone Vineyard – Bob Wine

Winery: Whalebone Vineyard Vintage: 2011 Wine Name/Vineyard: Bob Wine Wine Category: Red Blend Grape blend: Cabernet Sauvignon based blend Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Central Coast State or country: California Price: $36 ABV:  14.0% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  89 points Review date: January 22, 2021 About the Winemaker: Whalebone’s vineyards in Paso Robles benefit from a coastal climate, limestone, calcareous soils,…

Willamette Valley Vineyards Bernau Block 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: Bernau Block Wine Category: Pinot Noir Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Willamette Valley State or country: Oregon Price: $65.00 ABV: 14.1% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  89 points Review date: March 26, 2021 About the Winemaker: Joe Ibrahim has 5 harvests under his belt as head winemaker at WVV. He…

Michter’s Toasted Barrel Finish Rye

Distiller: Michter’s Release: 2020 Bourbon: Toasted Barrel Rye Region: Louisville, Kentucky Price: $50.00 Proof: 106.8 Age:  No age Statement The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 Points Review Date: 12/28/2020 About the Bourbon: Toasted Barrel Finish Rye is a special release from Michter’s Distillery. The rye whisky was left to fully mature in white oak barrels before being finished in a new toasted…

Archives

Distiller: Heaven Hill Release: 2019 Bourbon: Archives Region: Bardstown, Kentucky Price: $100.00 Proof: 129.2 Age:  10 years The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 Points Review Date: 12/16/2020 About the Bourbon: The whiskey chosen for this bottle was distilled by Heaven Hill, and carefully selected and bottled by the team at whiskybase.com. Whiskeybase.com is a large web community of whisky enthusiasts where…

The Bridge

Winery: Ken Forrester Wines Vintage: 2013 Wine Name/Vineyard: The Bridge Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle size: 750 ml Region: North Coast State or country: California Price: $100 ABV: 14.7% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  93 points Review date: Decemberr 11, 2020 About the Winemaker: This wine was created in partnership between Ken Forrester and Jesse Katz. It is produced…

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2020

Distiller: Old Forester Release: 2020 Bourbon: Birthday Bourbon Region: Louisville, Kentucky Price: $110.00 Proof: 98 Age:  10 years The Barrel Cellar Score:  94 Points Review Date: 11/06/2020 About the Bourbon: Highly sought after and hard to find, Old Forester’s birthday bourbon is held in high regard year after year. It is released annually, in celebration of it’s creator George Garvin Brown….