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Murphy-Goode Merlot 2016 Wine Review

Murphy-Goode Merlot 2016

Murphy-Goode Merlot 2016

California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2020-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Murphy-Goode

Agent: Breakthru Beverage Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A full-bodied, supple Californian Merlot with polished tannins. Seductive even in the glass, deep ruby red with rich ripe plum, blueberry, cherry, mocha and dried herb flavours on the palate. Pair with a veal Porterhouse.

Merlot food pairings: grilled pork chops, pork stuffed veal roast, roast turkey..

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This Murphy-Goode Merlot 2016 was reviewed on April 1, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

So lovely! Aromas of blueberry, black cherry, mocha and vanilla. Full bodied, dry on the palate, and medium+ acidity, with rich, ripe berry notes, and a chocolatey note on the finish. Enjoy with slow braised beef.
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This lush Merlot will appeal to a wide audience with generous black plum, a hint of spice an ever so light floral note on the edge. Smooth and highly quaffable! Enjoy with burgers or charcuterie. Tasted February 2020. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
Murphy-Goode 2016 Merlot is a full-bodied, rich and spicy Californian Merlot with supple tannins. Rich ripe plum and dark spicy aromas on the nose, juicy and intense with spice plum, ripe cherry, blueberry, red currant and wild herb flavours on the palate. Elegant with balanced and refreshing acidity. Perfect for food. Pair with grilled pork chops. - Community Wine Reviews

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