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4.5

Stave & Steel Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon

Stave & Steel
2018
2020
$15.98
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Fortified Wine
RegionCentral Coast California
Alcohol Level
Country
United States
SubregionPaso Robles
Drinking Window
GrapesCabernet Sauvignon
Wine Description:
This Stave & Steel Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon is a unique and complex wine that has been carefully crafted to combine the smoky and spicy flavors of bourbon with the lushness of a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon. On the nose, aromas of charred oak and dark berry fruits come through. The palate is layered with notes of toasted vanilla and nutmeg, along with dark berry fruits, tobacco and spice. The finish is long and smooth, with a hint of smokiness from the bourbon barrel aging. Enjoy this unique wine with a hearty steak or a robust stew.
Pros:
  • This wine has a unique flavor profile due to its aging in bourbon barrels. It has a balanced flavor of oak, spice, and dark berries. It also has a good amount of tannins, making it ideal for long-term aging
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Cons:
  • The wine may be too oaky and tannic for some palates. The bourbon barrel-aging also adds a strong alcoholic taste which can overpower the other flavors. Additionally, this wine may be too expensive for some buyers
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User Rating:

3.9
Most Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.5

Wine Expert Note:

This Stave & Steel Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon is a unique and full-bodied wine with a rich aroma of dark fruits and oak. On the palate, this wine is packed with the flavors of blackberry, cherry, and currant, complemented by notes of toasted oak, vanilla, and a hint of spice. The finish is smooth, with a lingering hint of bourbon and a slight hint of tannin. Overall, this is an excellent Cabernet Sauvignon with a unique flavor profile that will please bourbon and wine lovers alike.
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