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…

Concerto by Opolo

Winery: Opolo Vintage: 2012 Wine Name/Vineyard: Concerto Wine Category: Red blend Grape blend: Cabernet, Merlot, Petite Sirah Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Paso Robles State or country: California Price: $32.99 ABV: 13.9% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  89 points Review date: June 19, 2020 About the Winemaker: Opolo Vineyards in Paso Robles California sits on a beautiful property with rolling hills, warm weather,…

Four Roses Small Batch Select

Distiller: Four Roses Distillery Release: 2020 Bourbon: Small Batch Select Region: Lawrenceburg, Kentucky Price: $60.00 Proof: 104 Age:  Blend aged 6-7 years The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 Points Review Date: 06/26/2020 About the Bourbon: Four Roses Small Batch Select is new addition to the Four Roses portfolio. Even better, so far it seems to be readily available on store shelves. Master Distiller…

Knob Creek Aged 12 years

Distiller: Knob Creek Distilling Release: 2019 Bourbon: Knob Creek 12 Region: Clermont, Kentucky Price: $60.00 Proof: 100 Age:  12 years The Barrel Cellar Score:  93 Points Review Date: 06/01/2020 About the Bourbon: Knob Creek is a Jim Beam Brand. I was especially excited to open the bottle I’m reviewing today as I’ve long been a…

Remus Repeal Reserve

Distiller: Remus Distilling Company Release: 2019 Bourbon: Remus Repeal Reserve Series III Region: Lawrenceburg, Indiana Price: $85.00 Proof: 100 Age:  Blend aged 11-12 years The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 Points Review Date: 06/11/2020 About the Bourbon: Remus Repeal Reserve is a limited edition offering made from a blend of 3 hand picked bourbons produced by MGP in Indiana. The mashbills from the three…