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Waitrose Fairtrade Merlot

Other - This Fairtrade Merlot comes from an up-and-coming vineyard on South Africa’s West Coast. Its cooler climate allows the preservation of aromatics and concentration of fruit with soft, juicy flavours on the palate.

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La Umbra Merlot

Other - This full-bodied red wine has a delicate aroma of ripe plums and forest fruits. It shows a fine balance between rich ripe plummy fruit and a tannic backbone. Enjoy with roast red meats such as lamb or beef.

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Terra Viva Organic Merlot

Other - The cool climate and excellent winemaking give purity to this organic Merlot, which displays blueberry fruit flavours. This popular red from the foothills of the Veneto is ideal with pasta or on its own.

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Calvet Limited Release Merlot

Other - This is a ripe and juicy red Bordeaux from Calvet showing soft black fruit flavours and a smooth texture. Made from Merlot grapes, this soft smooth claret is excellent with red meats, game or hard cheeses.

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Villa Maria Private Bin Merlot

Other - Dark cherry and plum fruit notes mingle with a tad of smokiness. The grapes come from vineyards in Gimblett Gravels and the wine was previously only sold in New Zealand. Enjoy with roast lamb with a herb crust.

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Montes Reserva Merlot

Other - Aromas of strawberries and plums with a touch of jam and spice. French oak lends a balanced aromatic contribution with notes of vanilla, toast, and caramel. Nicely rounded tannins and good structure with a creamy and elegant oak influence.

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Oyster Bay Merlot

Other - Juicy fruit flavours with a hint of vanilla from a period of barrel-ageing and a smooth texture. From the Hawke's Bay region which is gaining a reputation for producing ripe red wines that retain a degree of elegance.

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Altaland Patagonia Merlot

Other - It offers spices, underlying notes of mint and eucalyptus, combined with elegant notes of leather due to oak ageing. The palate is complex with well integrated tannins, moderate acidity and bright fruit flavors.

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Valdivieso Merlot Winemaker Gran Reserva

Other - Rich, ripe, plummy fruit character enhanced by excellent winemaking and a dash of Cabernet Sauvignon in a style that has similarities to the wines of St. Émilion in Bordeaux. French and American oak lend structure and notes of vanill aand mocha.

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Marques De Casa Concha Merlot

Other - A full bodied Chilean Merlot with layers of complex blackberry and blackcurrant aromas and lifted notes of freshly cut herbs. On the palate there's a harmony of ripe berry fruits, creamy vanilla and spicy mocha tones.


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Merlot, is a dark skinned, blue-toned grape that is common for blending in red wines. It is the most popular variety used in Bordeaux wine and is one of the most common grapes grown in the Bordeaux region of France. It is one of the top five most planted wine grape, close to the Cabernet Sauvignon grape, which it is often blended with.

Merlot is an offspring of the Cabernet Franc grape, and has many offspring varieties of its own. It originated in France and is also cultivated in Italy, Australia and some parts of South and North America, particularly California and Washington State. It grows better in cooler environments than Cabernet Sauvignon. Depending on the ripeness, it can taste like chocolate or berries.