Old Bardstown Bottled in Bond

Distiller: Willett Release: 2021 Whiskey: Old Bardstown Bottled-in-Bond Region: Bardstown, Ky Price: $25.00 Proof: 100 Age:  No Age Statement The Barrel Cellar Score:  88 Points Review Date: 01/10/2022 About the Bourbon: Old Bardstown BIB is an inexpensive, entry level bourbon produced by the celebrated Willett Distillery. Found on the bottom shelf of many liquor establishments, it is often passed…

Ken Deis 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2017 Wine Name/Vineyard: Ken Deis Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle size: 750 ml  Region: Napa Valley State or country: California Price: $59.99 ABV: 14.5% Cases produced: N/A  The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 points  Review date: November 29, 2021  About the Winemaker: Ken Deis in his words has “been around the block.” Evidence of his experience is obvious from the consistent…

San Felo – Balla La Vecchia

Winery: San Felo Vintage: 2010 Wine Name/Vineyard: Balla La Vecchia Wine Category: Red Blend Grape blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Tuscany State or country: Italy Price: $20.00 ABV: 14.5% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  89 points Review date: Dec 8, 2021 About the Winemaker: Fattoria San Felo’s vineyards are located in the Tuscan Maremma. The “Maremma” is a…

F. Stephen Millier 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2018 Wine Name/Vineyard: Black Label Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon Grape blend: 100% Cab Sauvignon Bottle size: 750 ml  Region: North Coast State or country: California  Price: $22.99  ABV: 14.5%  Cases produced: N/A  The Barrel Cellar Score:  89 points  Review date: October 31, 2021  About the Winemaker: F. Stephen Millier describes his Black Label Series as “made up of incredible wines that stand alone.” The Black…

Iaconis Merlot 2017

Vintage: 2017  Wine Name/Vineyard: Iaconis Wine Category: Merlot  Grape blend: 100% Merlot  Bottle size: 750 ml  Region: Napa Valley  State or country: California  Price: $39.99 (Membership price $16.99) ABV: 14.8%  Cases produced: N/A  The Barrel Cellar Score:  89 points  Review date: September 1, 2021  About the Winemaker: Iaconis Merlot was released, vinted, and bottled by Naked Wines. Naked Wines provides highly skilled winemakers with the…

Devil’s Corner Pinot Noir

Winery: Devil’s Corner Vintage: 2019 Wine Name/Vineyard: Pinot Noir Wine Category: Pinot Noir Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Tasmania State or country: Australia Price: $20.00 ABV: 13% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  87 points Review date: June 13, 2021 About the Winemaker: Devil’s Corner is the first Pinot Noir I can recall trying from Tasmania. Pinot Noir from this…

2005 Abbadia Ardenga Brunello do Montalcino

Winery: Abbadia Ardenga Vintage: 2005 Wine Name/Vineyard: Brunello Di Montalcino  Wine Category: Brunello Di Montalcino Grape blend: 100% Sangiovese Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Montalcino State or country: Italy Price: $45.00 ABV: N/A Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 points Review date: August 29, 2021 About the Winemaker: Abbadia Ardenga winery is beautiful. It’s a place where the Tuscan sun shines brightly upon breathtaking hills,…

Edmeades Red Zinfandel

Wine Maker: Edmeades Vintage: 2010 Wine Name/Vineyard: Mendocino County Wine Category: Red Zinfandel Grape blend: 100% Zinfandel Bottle size: 750 ml Region: North Coast State or country: California Price: $20.00 ABV: 15.0% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  87 points Review date: April 30, 2021 About the Winemaker: Known primarily for their Red Zinfandel releases, Edmeades Vineyards produces bold wines…

Chris Baker 2018 Pinot Noir

Wine Maker: Chris Baker Vintage: 2018 Wine Name/Vineyard: Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Wine Category: Pinot Noir Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Willamette Valley State or country: Oregon Price: $26.00 ABV: 13.5% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  88 points Review date: May 10, 2021 About the Winemaker: This Chris Baker label was released through…