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1000 Stories Prospectors Proof Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Wine Review

1000 Stories Prospectors Proof Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

1000 Stories Prospectors Proof Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2022-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: 1000 Stories

Agent: Escalade Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 89/100

1000 Stories Prospectors' Proof 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is a bourbon barrel-aged Cab with splashes of Malbec and Petit Verdot grapes added to the mix, with grapes sourced from select wine sites including Mendocino, Monterey and Paso Robles. Lush with ripe dark fruits, tobacco leaf, garrigue herbs, vanilla, smoky and spicy on the palate. Perfect for burgers and ribs from the grill.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: burgers, ribs, tourtiere, roast veal.

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This 1000 Stories Prospectors Proof Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 was reviewed on June 29, 2022 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Aromas of blackberry and blueberry with hints of tobacco, smoke, vanilla and spice. Full bodied, smooth on the palate, with ripe jammy fruit, just enough acidity for balance and hints of vanilla and smoke on the finish. Enjoy with grilled burgers and sausages.
Craig Haynes - WSET3 FWS SWS IWS rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This California Cabernet Sauvignon stars big notes of ripe dark fruits - especially cherries - in harmony with small scale expressions of tobacco, dried herbs, smoke, and sweet vanilla.

Unapologetically full bodied and its a.b.v. is over 14%, however, this creation did not steamroll over my palate. The mouth feel is bold and a touch warm, but it is also velvety, desert dry, with fresh acidity, and polished tannins with a modest grip.

I’ll serve this with ribs or smoked meats.

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