Buy Merlot Wine
Merlot Wine is planted in a variety of conditions around the world, resulting in a range of characteristics in the wine. The red wine is typically dry, medium-bodied, with medium acidity and characteristically soft tannins.
Merlot is a dark blue coloured wine grape variety, that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines. The name Merlot is thought to be a diminutive of merle, the French name for the blackbird to the colour of the grape.
Merlot is one of the world’s most popular red wine grape, producing dry, medium-bodied wine with soft tannins and juicy dark fruit flavors. With origins in the Bordeaux region, the grape is also commonly used in red wine blends with cabernet sauvignon and cab Franc, like the celebrated Bordeaux blend. Merlot is still popular in France and is grown throughout the world, including Italy, California, Chile, and Australia. The alcohol content in merlot is average for red wine. ALSO EXPLORE OUR WINE COLLECTIONS
Taste and Flavor
Merlot is planted in a variety of conditions around the world, resulting in a range of characteristics in the wine. The red wine is typically dry, medium-bodied, with medium acidity and characteristically soft tannins. Classic merlot often pops the nose with cherry and cocoa and can exhibit aromas of herbs and spice. A range of dark fruits like plum, cherry, and blackberry can dominate the palate.
Merlot is widely available in grocery stores, wine shops, liquor stores, and online. You’ll often find a section among the red wine. Bottles are available for a range of prices, with plenty of very good options in the $15–30 range. If you can’t find a to your liking, try a bottle of cabernet sauvignon or a red wine blend featuring merlot.
|Regions:||Bordeaux, Toscana, California, Chile, Australia|
|Color:||Dark red to red-brown|