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is a Bordeaux region grape-variety. Merlot is the most important grape in the Bordeaux region. It is classified in the Cabernet group.

It is a fragile grape, sensible to dryness as well as cold. Merlot gives a richly colored wine, with body and softness.

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 in Russia.

Aromas : blackcurrant, blackberry

French wines : Pomerol, Saint Emilion, Cahors, etc

Other Red grapes : Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon - Carignan - Cinsault - Gamay - Grenache - Mourvèdre - Pinot Noir - Syrah - White Grapes












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