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Steele Stymie Syrah 2012

Steele Stymie Syrah 2012
Steele Stymie Syrah 2012
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Price$36.00

Vintage2012

DesignationJacobsen Vineyard

VarietalSyrah (Shiraz)

AppellationLake County

WinerySteele Wines

Alcohol15.00%

Production300 cases

Bottle Size750 ml

CategoryRed Wine

Aging ProgramBarrel aged 22 months in French and American oak (20% new)

Oak OriginFrench and American

Total Acidity6.60 g/L

pH3.79

The Steele Stymie Syrah 2012 is a rich, robust red wine that displays excellent California flavors. The nose brims with aromas of berry, cherry, smoky bacon, and accents of nutmeg and cinnamon. The palate is full-bodied and hearty, with mellow fruit flavor and moderate tannins. The finish is persistent, with essences of leather near the back of the palate. This red wine is a worthy dinner companion. It pairs well with outdoorsy meals such as grilled steak, and it is also excellent with rustic kitchen comforts like cassoulet or beef stew.

Taste SummaryBerry, Cherry, Cinnamon

Wine QualitiesFruity, Moderate tannin, Rich

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