Steele Writer's Block Syrah 2007

Syrah/Shiraz from North Coast, California

Price: $14.79 $11.97
Save $2.82 (19%)
Item No. 101195
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

A full bodied red wine that appears fresh and concentrated with good balance, complex aromatics, and some depth of flavor. Develops in the glass for some time, and shows its youthful fruit-driven drinkability, and subsequent aging potential as the complexities multiple as the wine opens. A supple mouthfeel and depth of fruit flavor transition to an accentuated finish of bright acidity. Fairly opulent in the front of the mouth, the transition to finish and acidity is fairly smooth. Significant tannins on the finish and prolonged aftertaste increasing as wine continues to breathe and develop.

Learn About Steele Map ItMap It

Jed Steele has worked making wine in California since the late 1960s. In 1991, he founded his own small winery in Lake County. Steele Wines specializes in Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Pinot Blanc and Syrah.

Learn About North Coast

Beyond Napa and Sonoma in the north you find a couple of other counties producing great wine. Among these are Mendocino and Lake County. The northernmost California winegrowing regions, these two counties are right above Napa and Sonoma, geographically. Yet, wine-wise they are very different - both from their southern neighbors and from each other. Notable Facts Mendocino...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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