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Steele Wines 'Jed Steele's' Shooting Star Merlot, Lake County, USA

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Grape Variety: Merlot

Merlot is a red wine variety with strong historic ties to Bordeaux and the southwest of France. It is the predominant variety in most wines from Saint-Emilion and Pomerol, the area in which the variety originated. The variety is now widely planted in wine regions across the world, and in terms of the volumes of wine produced internationally, it is rivaled only by its Bordeaux companion, Cabernet Sauvignon.

In France, Merlot is the most widely planted red wine variety of all, and it is also extremely popular in northern Italy and the warmer areas of southern ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Lake County wine region

    Lake County is an AVA in California's larger North Coast AVA, just north of Napa and Sonoma counties and to the east of Mendocino County. Clear Lake, California's largest body of fresh water, sits within the county and the rugged, volcanic topography surrounding it begets elegant red wines, of which Cabernet Sauvignon is the star performer.

    Viticulture takes place in the southern half of Lake County, mainly around Clear Lake, where the vines benefit from the temperature-moderating effects of the lake. The smaller AVAs of High Valley and ... more

  • North Coast wine region

    California's North Coast AVA is vast, covering more than 3 million acres (1.2 million ha) of land to the north of San Francisco. Its large size should not be taken as an indicator of low quality or a lack of regional identity, however – the area is home to some of the wine world's most valuable and distinctive real estate. The Napa Valley, ... more

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