Reviewed on 2019-01-11
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Rating 88
Style White
Blend , Chardonnay, Muscat / Moscato, Sémillon, Viognier
Vintage 2016
Appellation
San Francisco Bay
Central Coast
California
USA
ABV 13%
Price $13.50  Buy This Wine
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Perfect For

Picnics In The Park, Spicy Pairings, Sweet Tooth Cravings

Drink If You Like

Chardonnay, Muscat / Moscato , Sauvignon Blanc

Murrietta's Well "The Whip" White Wine Blend 2016 Review

Blends like this from the new world tend to be way too much for a palate to handle, with extreme residual sugar, very high alcohol, and overall cloying nastiness. This wine is NONE of those things, and is damn good for what the hell it is. Because of the 13.5% alcohol all the welcoming aromas of honey, pineapple, guava, orange blossom and pear are angular instead of cloying. It’s under $20, and a fun new experience in California wine. Definitely worth a try, although an acquired taste.

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Murrietta's Well "The Whip" White Wine Blend 2016
Blends like this from the new world tend to be way too much for a palate to handle, with extreme residual sugar, very high alcohol, and overall cloying nastiness. This wine is NONE of those things, and is damn good for what the hell it is. Because of the 13.5% alcohol all the welcoming aromas of honey, pineapple, guava, orange blossom and pear are angular instead of cloying. It’s under $20, and a fun new experience in California wine. Definitely worth a try, although an acquired taste.

Reviewed On: 01-11-2019
88
POINTS
Murrietta's Well "The Whip" White Wine Blend 2016
Blends like this from the new world tend to be way too much for a palate to handle, with extreme residual sugar, very high alcohol, and overall cloying nastiness. This wine is NONE of those things, and is damn good for what the hell it is. Because of the 13.5% alcohol all the welcoming aromas of honey, pineapple, guava, orange blossom and pear are angular instead of cloying. It’s under $20, and a fun new experience in California wine. Definitely worth a try, although an acquired taste.

Reviewed On: 01-11-2019