I do have to say that this is probably my least favorite, perhaps because I’m not really a whiskey fan. Browsing only. Your review is spot on. 15.9% ABV I was approached by a fellow wine drinker that purchased several cases and was offered a sealed case for $360. I really can’t see it paired with anything other than strong-flavored foods. If we see a 2017 vintage I’ll be surprised and worried that the whole vinery went down in flames with it. I’m pretty sure this is a you “like it or you hate it” kind of wine! Apothic Inferno is a fiery Red Blend that delivers a unique and unexpected taste. It’s nice to know that particular wine can improve with age. I would sip and try to take in all the flavors to see if I could determine what I was actually tasting. We use cookies to deliver a better experience as well as personalized ads and content. Yep, some people are finding the whiskey taste hard to take. I have just discovered the Apothic Inferno. I enjoyed this wine. Sorry about sending the message to you & bothering you, yikes. Here’s their phone: 877-425-5635. I drank mine after chilling in the frig for 30 minutes. This wine with a whiskey soul features notes of red and dark fruit, maple, and spice with a long, clean finish. However, as I was doing so I was certainly cognizant of the fact that I was enjoying it. This robust wine pairs well with gatherings or a roaring fire. Although I did notice that some seemed to just hang on the glass and never started their journey south. Finish: Longggggggggg. Very enjoyable! What a great review and analogy, Roger… I like it! I cautiously took a sip. The Apothic “Inferno” has a distinct vanilla flavor that could be found in most types of new oak barrels, along with a very high alcohol content at 15.9 percent. A lot of people do like their reds slightly chilled. Both aroma & taste were decidedly “whiskey”, & frankly that’s not what I want to enjoy in a wine. It mellowed some of those in-your-face flavors. Found out how much the flavor develops with doing this when a bottle rolled under my bed and stayed there until I moved. Back in 2012 I started Honest Wine Reviews to share my reviews of wine and wine clubs. I drank the whole bottle! According to their website, it’s back for a limited time. I am not a whiskey fan in general, so it was too much for me. I do enjoy the Apothic line of wines. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "aef63e7b4a145ed4826545a9899bc33d" );document.getElementById("a79c8396d3").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Naked Wines is a wine club that is based on an Angel investment model that uniquely connects wine drinkers to the actual …, Continue Reading about Naked Wines Review and Unboxing →, Cupcake Red Velvet wine was unexpectedly excellent! Let us know in the comments, below. So, bottom line, I really enjoyed it and I would drink it again. Well, I kept going back for sip after sip almost to say “What the heck is this?”. Hey Eva, You are very descriptive in your writing… Nice! The alcohol percentage per bottle is 15.9%. Now do we drink it at room temperature or slightly chilled? Very interesting but, like you, kept drinking it to figure it out. It contains only 13.9% alcohol content that makes it a more attractive and healthy choice. I can definitely see someone not being a repeat customer since the flavors are so unique. I had a friend of mine buy a few bottles of Inferno. Another tasting of novelty alcohol in fancy packaging. I look forward to checking out some of your other reviews. Apothic Inferno coats your mouth with a one-two punch of silk and spice, making it hard to quantify the texture. I would definitely buy this again, and found your review while googling to see where I might pick up another bottle. Long ago it seems, cruising the isles at a local supermarket, it was the label that jumped out at me, because… fire! Check Order Status Unfortunately we are unable to ship to your state due to state regulations. Are you seeing this in your local area as a full time release? LifeVine California Cabernet Sauvignon Wine, 750 ml, BOGO $16.99. This tasted so bad that I want to stop drinking wine for a while. But, what we do know is that these California grapes were whiskey barrel aged for 60 days. I don’t drink whiskey, but can enjoy the flavor of a sip. I will be keeping this on hand. User Avg Rating. ), Apothic Rose (Apothic’s foray into Rose. Cheers. Looking forward to trying this wine, especially this Fall. Another possibility is that they’ll try regionally inspired versions like moon pie or fried bologna flavors. Alcohol content 13.5% Apothic Red is not some small-batch, hand-crafted boutique wine. I just have to try this with some grilled sirloin hot off the grill. I have been buying it for years. By enabling them, you are agreeing to our, * If your state is marked as Browsing only, we cannot ship to it. You get a spicy mix of cinnamon, red and black fruits, and a definite maple bourbon note from the whiskey barrel aging. Apothic Inferno is a fiery Red Blend that delivers a unique and unexpected taste. There’s definitely a good sting of alcohol in there. Cheers! Flavours melded wonderfully. The flavor is like previously described as being like autumn and Halloween. Thanks for featuring it! This is the best wine I’ve experienced! The smokey barrel flavor was just so unique I couldn’t stop sipping. I’m not keen on fruitiness so I found this one perfect with the spice overtones. I have enjoyed all the Apothic wines, so I was disappointed that I did not enjoy this one. It’s definitely a flavorful wine with a long finish. It could easily overwhelm a lighter dish. Especially if it’s a wine you love. I hope it was stored correctly and that it will taste as good as all of the people commenting here say it does. When I saw Inferno I immediately had to try it since I’m a fan of both wine and whiskey. Good luck with that. Back by popular demand, Apothic Inferno will once again be available in limited quantities this Valentine's Day!Leveraging their expertise in creating unique and much-loved wines, Inferno will certainly delight Apothic fans everywhere. I also like to enjoy a cigar when I embibe. By entering Apothic Winery website, you affirm that you are of legal drinking age in the country where the site is accessed and that you agree to allowing us to use cookies and collect information about you as described in our privacy policy. I’ll still buy Apothic and Dark in quantity, and maybe it’s my own taste buds, but Inferno just doesn’t fly. Tasted caramel . Bottle Size. I was doing the laundry an hour after I finished the bottle and had a strong finish of burnt bacon. SEE BOTTOM OF REVIEW FOR A 2019 RELEASE …, Continue Reading about Apothic Inferno Wine Review →, Copyright © 2012-2021 Online Business Ambitions LLC. Apothic Inferno dried up to quick. Sort of like Halloween toffee candy in wine :). Full body, smooth. Apothic Inferno alcohol content 15.9% by volume, per the bottle. Become an Insider and receive exclusive access to the latest Apothic news, product announcements and member exclusive offers. Use Tab key to navigate, and Enter or Space key to select. Having gotten used to their often dark wines, I was a but surprised that this wine does let a decent amount of light come through. Calories in grams (100 g.) - 0 cal. I got more of the spice than I did Bourbon. Frankly, not something I’ll be buying again. I thought uh-oh, I might be missing out on the rich flavors that I’m used to with Apothic. California Table Wine, © 2021 Apothic Wines, Modesto, CA. Thanks for your reply. Sign in. Thanks for commenting. 1-877-425-5635 The above-noted alcohol content may differ from the alcohol content displayed on the bottle label due to the timing of changes in vintage dates or production lot codes. I buy the regular Apothic and have tried the Dark and the Crush, but the Inferno is my new fave. Always great to find a wine you really like. Apothic Inferno is a new Apothic wine that has come out as a small batch limited release. My wife and I love it and are now down to only a couple bottles left. I didn’t note a specific spot on the palate where they settled. Here they are: Apothic Red (Apothic Wine first released this red blend. Pretty much a one-trick pony. Publix GreenWise Organic Fuji Apples, 2 lb bag, BOGO $5.15. ), Apothic Crush (Apothic’s most previous release to Apothic Inferno. An intensive oak aging process, including 60 days in whiskey barrels, enhances Inferno’s rich character. I must start out by saying that this wine’s taste pushes the envelope of what you’d expect from a red wine’s flavor. I love buying wine for around 10 bucks and finding good and bad about it. You never know when a wine will go out of favor, so smart idea to stock up. I’m hearing they’ll re-release it in July. Soon, I expect that Apothic will bring to market coffee, jalepeno, or malt liquor infused wines. Build your shopping list for: Choose a new shopping mode. Date Published. Find Near Me I hope the others are helpful to you as well. This is the one of the most popular wines from California. Waiting to hear of the next release. Thanks for visiting and commenting, Mary… Cheers! Your choice, I will wait for the next release and enjoy some other wines out there. The flavor remains on your palate and continues to satisfy long after consumption. Tannins are more subdued than present. Last Updated May 1, 2020 By Jon Rogers 62 Comments. Even now, as I sit a half hour after drinking it, I find that I am still savoring the taste. So, more for me since the rest of you don’t seem to like it!! I am a brandy drinker so I enjoyed the spice and the warmth of the wine. The 2015 vintage came out in September 2017. It was a flavor explosion for me. I tasted the 2014 vintage of Apothic Inferno. Thanks for sharing your experience with everyone, Roland. Here’s their contact link: http://www.apothic.com/contact First sip…it made me think of craft beer that is made in the Fall. I’m not a big wine drinker. Give it a go, but be prepared…  it stands alone in its unique flavor. I consider this more an alcohol beverage than a wine. Thanks for contributing Michelle! Personally, there are a lot of good wines out there for way less than that even. Alcohol/Vol: 13.5% Made In: California, USA By: E. & J. Gallo Winery Sugar Content: 16 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: D - Dry Style: Full-bodied & Smooth Varietal: Blend I gotta say, this is my favorite red wine ever. I can’t wait to try it ( I just bought a bottle :]). An intensive oak aging process, including 60 days in whiskey barrels, enhances Inferno’s rich character. Heineken 0.0 Beer, Alcohol Free, 6 pk, 11.2 oz bottles, BOGO $10.29. I’ve tried the 2015 and found it to be consistant with the 2014. Sitting around the firepit on a cool autumn evening with a glass of this unique creature is a perfect blend! How about you? This site is intended for those of legal drinking age. This robust wine pairs well with gatherings or a roaring fire. Hi, I'm Jon! Decision, I like the uniqueness and will buy more for the fall/winter evening “warming”.