1000 Stories

1000 Stories

1000 Stories is an amazing small batch Zinfandel made by Bob Blue out of California.  This wine retails at my local shop for right around $20.  

The wine is unique because it is aged in bourbon barrels.  The winemaker says this promotes the flavors of charred vanilla, dried herbs, and a hint of caramel.  I am not the best in tasting specific flavors in wine. I somewhat taste some habañero mixed in with the darker flavors.

The alcohol on this wine is 15.6% which is a little high for me. I typically prefer lower alcohol wines, however, this one doesn’t bother me. It feels balanced by the stronger flavors. 

Tonight’s pairing is with steak and lobster.  Happy Valentine’s Day!

Published by jmordars

Dad, Software Engineer, Business Traveler, Amateur Photographer, and Sports Fan!

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