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Writer's Block Malbec

Winemaker Quincy Steele’s experiences working in Argentina inform this wine and its style. Native yeast fermentation, extended macerations, and cooler fermentation temperatures give him as much control as possible with respect to extracting. Aged in French, Hungarian and American oak (equal parts, although only 15% new). Aromas and flavors are very pronounced ripe red berry and black fruit, and spice with medium acid and moderate tannins. This is an extremely versatile food wine that pairs well with most grilled meats and grilled vegetable preparations. Try a grilled flank steak with chimichurri sauce, a cassoulet or a cheese & charcuterie plate.

 Producer Steele Wines
 Region Big Valley Lake County
 Country United States
 Varietals Malbec
 Alcohol 13.8% alc/vol
 Vintage 2015

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About the Producer

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Steele Wines

Middletown, California, United States Middletown, California, United States

The Steele winery is in Lake County, directly north of Napa County and directly east of Mendocino County.  Lake County is one of the most rural, least populated and developed of the North Coast's grape growing regions. The county supports 32 wineries and 8,800 acres of wine grapes, compared to 16,700...

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