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Review: 2020 Essay Chenin Blanc

“Essay” is a play on words, as “S.A.” is the abbreviation for South Africa. Hey, this isn’t $200 humor, this is $9 humor.

This Chenin Blanc adds in 14% Viognier and 12% Roussanne, giving the finished product a bold character that offers notes of peaches, apricots, and a silky layer of vanilla cream. Lemon and some grapefruit give the finish a pop of acidity — although the whole thing comes together slightly haphazardly. (On the other hand, this is hardly a major investment.)

B+ / $9 / vineyardbrands.com

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2020 Essay Chenin Blanc

$9
8.5

Rating

8.5/10
Christopher Null

Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content company.

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