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Jed, I owe you an apology

Monday, November 16, 2015

Brand NameSteele Wines
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Wine NameShooting Star Zinfandel
Vintage (Year)2012
AVAMendocino County
CountryUnited States
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeZinfandel
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
1
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
5
Alcohol %15.2%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 - $20
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

Okay, so the first time I had their Zinfandel I was not impressed, but hanging out with someone last week and having a few glasses, I was floored.

The boquet assaults your nose with power and spice, which is followed by the taste of black cherries with a covering of allspice.  We don't need to talk about color.  What we need to say is that this is an inexpensive full bodied zin that could only be enhanced by putting in a stick of cinnamon and chilling with your crew telling all sorts of crazy stories.

 

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