Smoky and lovely

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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

My second Steele zinfandel and I now know that I either had a bottle I didn't like, or that I judged these guys too quickly.

This wine has a nice spice aspect which I am taking is American Oak, with a nice cherry on the back nine of your tongue.  Actually Zinfandel and Primitivos taste perfect with either French or American oak aging to them.  I am wondering how long this wine can be aged.


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