91 POINTS - Tasting Panel Magazine, April 2021
The explorers who ventured to the American West in the late 1800s sought new beginnings and prosperity. 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Chardonnay honors their grit and determination, and the legacy they left. Look for hallmark bourbon barrel notes of charred vanilla, dried herbs and toasted caramel.
Fresh notes of pear, pineapple and peach dominate the palate, framed by a baked-apple richness and a creamy mouthfeel. Bourbon barrel aging weaves a warm thread of dried herbs and cedar in the glass, culminating in vanilla-caramel finish.