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Merlot Wine

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"Enjoy the lush and velvety world of Merlot wines from our expertly curated collection. Known for its soft texture and deep flavors, Merlot stands as a testament to fine winemaking. Shop online to buy and experience the smooth elegance of our select Merlot bottles. Embark on a rich tasting journey with every sip."

  • Craggy Range Sophia 2013

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    $124.98
    or $118.73 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Guigal Côtes-du-Rhône Rouge 2020

    $29.99
    or $28.49 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Château St Georges 2018

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    $91.47
    or $86.90 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • La Tour Travers Bordeaux Rouge

    $23.99
    or $22.79 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Craggy Range Sophia 'Bordeaux Blend' 2022

    $156.99
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  • Château St Georges 2019

    $91.47
    or $86.90 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Vieux Naudin Bordeaux Superieur Rouge 2021

    $27.11
    or $25.75 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • JJ Hahn 'Stelzer Road' Merlot

    $21.42
    or $20.35 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Pala Isola dei Nuraghi Silenzi Rosso 2019

    $20.83
    or $19.79 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Jean-Louis Chave Selection Cote du Rhone 'Mon Coeur' 2020

    $46.99
    or $44.64 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Château Belloy Canon-Fronsac 2019

    $39.99
    or $37.99 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Chateau La Nerthe Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 2019

    $123.97
    or $117.77 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Pete's Pure Merlot

    $13.50
    or $12.83 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Farm Hand Merlot

    $13.75
    or $13.06 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Wild's Gully Cabernet Merlot

    $20.00
    or $19.00 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Fraser Gallop Estate Cab Merlot

    $26.24
    or $24.93 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Bollini Merlot DOC (Screwcap)

    $24.80
    or $23.56 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Chateau l'Eglise Bordeaux

    $21.00
    or $19.95 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Chateau St Georges 375ml 2018

    $46.48
    or $44.16 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Smokin’ Barrels Single Vineyard Merlot

    $21.67
    or $20.59 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Round Two Single Vineyard Merlot

    $19.16
    or $18.20 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Pierro LTCF Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2019

    $46.33
    or $44.01 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Chateau Labegorce 2019

    $145.56
    or $138.28 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Craggy Range Gimbet Gravels Merlot 2021

    $46.16
    or $43.85 in case of 12 bottles.
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Merlot, a grape variety that originated from the Bordeaux region of France, has captured the hearts of many with its inherent charm and versatility. The name "Merlot" itself is believed to be a diminutive of "merle," the French word for blackbird, possibly referencing the grape's beautiful deep blue color. Its Merlot, a grape variety that originated from the Bordeaux region of France, has captured the hearts of many with its inherent charm and versatility. The name "Merlot" itself is believed to be a diminutive of "merle," the French word for blackbird, possibly referencing the grape's beautiful deep blue color. Its popularity has led to it being cultivated in various wine-producing regions across the world, each imprinting its unique terroir onto the grape. This varietal is often characterized by its luscious plum, black cherry, and raspberry flavors, complemented by subtle notes of chocolate, bay leaf, and sometimes, vanilla. The wines produced are often medium to full-bodied with a velvety texture, making it highly approachable for both novices and connoisseurs. The grape's adaptability means it can be crafted into everything from opulent, age-worthy bottles to more youthful and vibrant wines. Its enduring appeal lies in its ability to beautifully express both its origin and the winemaker's vision. read more... less

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Merlot wine?

Merlot wine is the velvety embodiment of elegance and versatility in the vinous world. Originating from the Bordeaux region of France, Merlot has since traveled across the globe, planting its roots in various terroirs and expressing distinct regional characteristics. Often recognized for its plush texture, approachable tannins, and notes of ripe plum, cherry, and sometimes hints of chocolate, Merlot stands as both a cornerstone in legendary Bordeaux blends and a star in its own right. Its adaptable nature allows it to flourish in various climates, rendering it a favorite among growers and wine enthusiasts alike.

What are the most popular Merlot wines?

Merlot's popularity spans the globe, from its homeland in Bordeaux, where it often plays a pivotal role in iconic blends, especially those from the Right Bank like Saint-Émilion and Pomerol, to regions like California's Napa Valley, where it shines as both a blending component and a varietal wine. Countries like Chile, Australia, and South Africa also produce widely recognized and loved Merlot wines, each showcasing the grape's ability to adapt and express the unique nuances of its terroir.

What are the different types of Merlot wine?

While Merlot is primarily known as a red grape, its expressions can be quite diverse. Classic red Merlot is plush, medium to full-bodied with notes of dark fruits, herbs, and sometimes vanilla from oak aging. In cooler climates, it might lean towards red fruits and exhibit earthier undertones. There's also White Merlot, a rosé-style wine made from Merlot grapes, which is lighter, fruit-forward, and perfect for sipping on warm days. Finally, in blends, Merlot can vary in proportion, from dominant to minimal, influencing the wine's structure, flavor profile, and aging potential.

What are the foods best paired with Merlot wines?

Merlot's plushness and fruit-forward nature make it a versatile partner at the dinner table. For classic red Merlots, think roasted meats – lamb, duck, or beef dishes with rich sauces. The wine's inherent fruitiness also complements dishes like pork with plum sauce or even grilled mushrooms. Pasta with tomato-based sauces or meatballs are delightful pairings too. For White Merlot or rosé styles, lighter dishes such as salads, seafood, or even a charcuterie board would be ideal. Whether you're indulging in comfort food or gourmet preparations, Merlot wines have an uncanny ability to elevate the dining experience.