New Wine Alert: Folk & Fable Red Blend 2019

Bright Cellars’ Folk & Fable Red Blend 2019

Get to know the latest vintage of our beloved bestseller and crowd favorite, Folk & Fable red blend! If you’re a fan of Folk and Fable, you have to try our new 2019 vintage. Aged for three months in Bourbon barrels, this red blend is bold and smoky, with vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove on the nose and ripe fruits on the palate. 

Folk & Fable Wines

Our Folk and Fable wines are best enjoyed shared with others. This line of premium oak aged wines is crafted by Bright Cellars with a strong sense of community. Folk & Fable wines pair premium California grapes with bourbon whiskey barrels, resulting in velvety, memorable wines which balance complexity and approachability. Cheers to togetherness. Cheers to Folk and Fable.

Folk & Fable Red Blend 

The latest version of our bourbon barrel aged red blend, this new vintage shows caramelized, toasty notes with hints of baking spices like vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. These warm flavors are a product of being partially aged in Bourbon barrels for three months. 

If you’re not familiar with the term ‘vintage,’ here’s a little crash course. The vintage is the year the grapes were harvested. A non-vintage label is the blend of many harvests. You may wonder, “can red blends have a vintage?” The answer is yes, if all the grapes used were harvested the same year. 

Learn more about terms to look for on a wine label!

Oak Aged Red Blend 

Is oaked wine worth it? Absolutely. And there’s science to back it up. 

First off, barrel aging adds flavor compounds to the wine. Secondly, barrel aging enhances the wine’s flavor by slow ingress of oxygen. Lastly, an oak barrel facilitates specific metabolic reactions that make the wine taste more creamy. 

Pairings

This Red Blend pairs best with grilled steaks, burgers, or hard, aged cheeses like cheddar. 

In Vino Finito

If you’re a fan of oak aged wines, we’re confident you’ll love Folk and Fable! Reach out to our Wine Concierge team at [email protected] to get it in your next box.

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