Steele Wines

Our winery is located, as the crow flies, right around 100 miles directly north of San Francisco. However, there is no direct road, so it takes around 2 1/2 hours to drive from San Francisco. People usually take two different routes to get up to see us. You can take highway 101 north through Marin and Sonoma Counties. Just after crossing in Mendocino County, you will come to the town of Hopland. Take a right turn and head east on highway 175 over the Hopland Grade. We are 20 miles from Hopland.

Or you can drive up through the Napa Valley, staying on highway 29 all the way, coming over Mt. St. Helena. We are located on highway 29 halfway between the towns of Lakeport and Kelseyville.

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Steele Wines 'Stymie' Merlot 2014
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "Full bodied and firmly structured, this wine is concentrated and ripe in flavor, coating the palate in richness. It has deep, ripe black-cherry aromas, cherry and milk chocolate flavors, firm tannins and a lingering finish."  The Stymie Vineyard typically yields a Merlot with
Item Number: 30686
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $179.70
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Steele Wines 'Red Hills' Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "Complexity and concentration mark this wine as a standout. It has a deep, dark color, with aromas of black cherry, currant and mint. Layered flavors of ripe fruit and mild spice are bolstered by a velvety texture of fine-grained tannins. The finish lingers nicely, and the wine
Item Number: 28603
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Steele Wines 'Shooting Star' Zinfandel 2015
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Wilfred Wong of Wine 89"Showing loads of jar-jam character, the rich and enticing 2015 Jed Steele's Shooting Star Zinfandel shows up big time on the palate. The wine's ever-flowing berry flavors pair it nicely with a spicy crispy-skin pork chop.
Item Number: 28024
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Steele Wines 'Cuvee' Chardonnay 2015
With the exception of the Lolonis vineyard fruit (which was stainless steel fermented and then barrel aged for 4 months), this cuvee is fermented in barrel (20% new) and aged sur-lees for about eight months. Stirring the barrels regularly aids in the completion of malo-lactic fermentation, yielding
Item Number: 26928
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Steele Wines 'Shooting Star' Chardonnay 2016
We ferment this wine in stainless steel tank, with minimal oak aging. This Chardonnay shows citrus and mineral characteristics with a hint of stone fruit flavors and bright acidity.
Item Number: 26918
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Steele Wines Pinot Noir 2013
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Bright, fresh fruit aromas of cherry, raspberry, and blueberry fill the glass. Youthfully exuberant with lots of sweet fruit on the palate with hints of spice and vanilla. So versatile with food fish, fowl, beef, pasta...the perfect house red!
Item Number: 26873
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Steele Wines 'Shooting Star' Pinot Noir 2015
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This Pinot Noir is aged 9 months in French and Hungarian oak. Aromas are of cranberry, cherry, and cinnamon, followed by flavors of cherries, dried figs and cocoa, this wine finishes elegantly with cinnamon and white pepper.
Item Number: 26317
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Steele Wines 'Stymie' Stymie 2014
We use special winemaking techniques on the Stymie, including gentle de-stemming and keeping the fermentation temperatures below 90 degrees. This wine is aged in oak barrel for 22 months prior to bottling. The concentrated fruit flavors, smoky undertones  and lingering finish make this wine
Item Number: 25990
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $179.70
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Steele Wines 'Red Hills' Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Deftly balanced, rich and layered, with a mix of mocha- and herb-laced currant, plum, herb and light cedar flavors. Very impressive for the long, pure finish. Best from 2020 through 2030."  " This wine has a rich, fruit-forward elegance. A spicy fruit and berry core backed up

Steele Wines 'Shooting Star' Chardonnay 2015
" This Chardonnay shows citrus and mineral characteristics with a hint of stone fruit flavors and bright acidity. The perfect pairing for this wine would be a poached rock fish drizzled with mornay sauce and lightly buttered seasonal vegetables. " ~ Winery notes

Steele Winery Pinot Noir 2010
" Dark, rich and complex, aromas of dried cherry with flavors of bright cherry, strawberry, herb, cola, sassafras, and mineral components. Full mouthfeel and good structure holds this Pinot Noir up to its long spicy finish." ~ Winery notes

Steele Wines 'Cuvee' Chardonnay 2014
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The Cuvee consistently exhibits excellent depth of flavor, wonderful acidity and complex aromas. The Santa Maria vineyards add a tropical fruit character to the wine, flavors and aroma of mango, pineapple, and papaya. The Sonoma vineyards attribute citrus character and acid to the cuvee. The

Steele Wines 'Stymie' Syrah 2012
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93"The concentrated fruit flavors, smoky undertones and lingering finish make this wine enjoyable now, but will continue to improve for another 10 years. " ~ Winery notes

Steele Wines Pinot Noir 2012
" Dark, rich and complex, aromas of dried cherry with flavors of bright cherry, strawberry, herb, cola, sassafras, and mineral components. Full mouthfeel and good structure holds this Pinot Noir up to its long spicy finish." ~ Winery notes

Steele Winery 'Cuvee' Chardonnay 2013
" The Cuvee consistently exhibits excellent depth of flavor, wonderful acidity and complex aromas. The Santa Maria vineyards add a tropical fruit character to the wine, flavors and aroma of mango, pineapple, and papaya. The Sonoma vineyards attribute citrus character and acid to the cuvee. The

Steele Winery Pinot Noir 2011
" Dark, rich and complex, aromas of dried cherry with flavors of bright cherry, strawberry, herb, cola, sassafras, and mineral components. Full mouthfeel and good structure holds this Pinot Noir up to its long spicy finish." ~ Winery notes

Steele Wines 'Stymie' Merlot 2010
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" Stymie Bench Vineyard typically yields a Merlot with a rich, deep red color and firm body, exhibiting aromas of chocolate, jammy fruit, tobacco and pepper. The palate reveals a rich, well-structured wine with layers of ripe red currants, anise, chocolate-covered cherries, a peppery mid-palate, and

Steele Wines 'Stymie' Syrah 2011
" Named after a racehorse in the 1950’s, Stymie was bet on by Jed Steele’s father and the winnings helped to move the entire family from New York to California. We showcase Lake County Syrah by handpicking the best fruit and aging it for 3 years before it is released. The concentrated fruit flavors,

Steele Wines 'Cuvee' Chardonnay 2011
" Rich with notes of citrus, melon and vanilla, this Chardonnay is a fresh expression of the hand-picked classic varietal. Two thirds of the grapes in this blend were grown in St. Francis’ estate Lagomarsino Vineyard located in the Russian River Valley, the remainder were carefully selected from

Steele Wines 'Outcast' Red Blend 2010
" Four California counties have been legally recognized as the NorthCoast Grape Growing Region. These four counties, lying to the north of San Francisco are Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake. Due to the remoteness and splendid isolation, Lake County has never received the tourist attention of its

Steele Winery Pinot Noir 2009
" Dark, rich and complex, aromas of dried cherry with flavors of bright cherry, strawberry, herb, cola, sassafras, and mineral components. Full mouthfeel and good structure holds this Pinot Noir up to its long spicy finish." ~ Winery notes

Steele Wines 'Stymie' Syrah 2010
" Named after a racehorse in the 1950’s, Stymie was bet on by Jed Steele’s father and the winnings helped to move the entire family from New York to California. We showcase Lake County Syrah by handpicking the best fruit and aging it for 3 years before it is released. The concentrated fruit flavors,

Steele 'Stymie' Merlot 2001
"The wine exhibits aromas of chocolate, jammy fruit, tobacco, and a hint of pepper. The palate reveals a rich, well-structured wine with flavors of ripe red currants, a peppery mid-palate, and just a hint of coffee. It has an excellent, long-lasting finish and smooth tannins. This superb Merlot is

Steele Wines 'Cuvee' Chardonnay 2010
" The Cuvee consistently exhibits excellent depth of flavor, wonderful acidity and complex aromas. The Santa Maria vineyards add a tropical fruit character to the wine, flavors and aroma of mango, pineapple, and papaya. The Sonoma vineyards attribute citrus character and acid to the cuvee. The

Steele Wines 'Red Hills' Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
" This wine has a rich, fruit-forward elegance. A spicy and herbaceous core backed up by soft tannins makes it a nice glass of wine for casual sipping among friends. Food Pairing:This Cabernet Sauvignon would go down wonderfully with a spice-rubbed rib eye steak or rack of lamb. " ~ Winery notes