a Bordeaux region grape-variety.
Merlot is the most important grape in the Bordeaux
region. It is classified in the Cabernet group.
is a fragile grape, sensible to dryness as well as
cold. Merlot gives a richly colored wine, with body
Merlot matures quickly. This grape has less tannins
than Cabernets. It is one of the most productive grapes. Merlot
is the perfect variety to accompany Cabernets.
Merlot can be found in several countries... as far as
Aromas : blackcurrant, blackberry
French wines : Pomerol, Saint
Red grapes : Cabernet
Franc - Cabernet
Sauvignon - Carignan - Cinsault - Gamay - Grenache - Mourvèdre - Pinot
Noir - Syrah - White