Steele Merlot 2012
Bottle Size750 ml
Aging ProgramBarrel aged 12 months in French and American oak barrels (20% new)
Oak OriginFrench and American
Total Acidity5.80 g/L
The Steele Merlot 2012 is a lush, generous wine that brims with dark fruit flavor. Aromas and flavors of plum and boysenberry mingle with soft notes of licorice and mocha. This wine is full-bodied, the tannins are rich, and the finish lingers with a persistent spice. This red wine was oak aged for 12 months in American and French oak in order to achieve this lush style. It will pair excellently with a variety of foods, including grilled lamb chops, Bolognese, or your favorite juicy burger.
Taste SummaryBerry, Chocolate, Licorice, Plum
Wine QualitiesModerate tannin, Rich