Bourbon barrel-aged. 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. - Bob Blue, Winemaker. Alc. 14.4% by vol. 28.8 Vinted and bottled by 1000 Stories Vineyards, Hopland, Mendocino County, California.