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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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Wirra Wirra - Church Block Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot 2016

Australia - Deep plum colour with vivid red hues. Aromatic nose of leaf, cedar, aniseed and clove spices. Fragrant varietal cabernet sauvignon lift with bright red fruit aromatics of raspberry and plum. Rich, generous palate with plush sweet fruit. The wine is full with juicy plums and dark cherries, supported by lingering textural tannins. Oak plays a minor yet complimentary role supporting the wine with cedary complexity and a structural backbone leading to a long lingering fruit finish.

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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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Lastarria Merlot 2016

Chile - Made by Luis Felipe Edwardsusing grapes grown on loamy clay soil in the Cochalqua Valley. The wine is matured in second and thrid use French and American Oak barrels. Classic flavours of plum and cherry are combined with delicate herbal notes. The oak ageing adds a touch of spice to the finish. Best with pork or with pasta with tomato based sauces.

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Espinos y Cardos Los Espinos Merlot 2018

Chile - This easy-drinking wine comes from Chile's renowned Valle Central Region, where long hot days are followed by cool nights. This temperature difference ensures the grapes ripen slowly, so they develop maximum flavour. This is simply outstanding wine for the money, soft super-juicy ripe plummy fruit and a long full-flavoured finish.

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Ponte Pietra - Merlot Corvina 2019

Italy - This is a delicious blend offering the soft, blackberry voluptuousness of the Merlot in harmony with the characteristic cherry blossom and ripe cherry pie character of Corvina. It is a fresh and well-balanced wine.

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Gold Label Merlot - Case of 6

France - Case includes: Product information: Gold Label Merlot, Vintage:2018, A modern and fruity, medium bodied southern French red with plum and strawberry flavours., About this bottle:Made from the fashionable Merlot variety, this deliciously supple and ripe wine with plum and strawberry flavours is easy drinking with a silky mouthfeel and an attractive hint of spice., More information: Grape Variety: 100% Merlot, Country of origin:France, Region:Pays D'OC, Bottle size:750 ml, Alcohol content:13 %, Alcohol units per bottle:9.8, Alcohol units per serving:1.6, Serving Size:125 ml, Allergens:Sulphites, Stopper type:Screw cap, Consume Within:12 months of purchase, Bottling address: La Verchère, 71570 La Chapelle De Guinchay, France

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Umbrele - Merlot Vilie Timisului 2018

Romania - Dark violet colour is well complimented by rich aromas of dark fruits, plum and blackberry, with notes of spice and a hint of vanilla. Medium-bodied, but full of jammy fruit flavours- black current, even a hint of dark chocolate, with warm tannins and a fine finish.

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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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Mancura - Etnia Merlot 2018

Chile - An inviting deep ruby-red in colour, this wines is packed full of ripe blackberry and plum aromas with delicate hints of spice and crushed black pepper. The palate is succulent, soft and fruity.

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Indomita - Costa Vera Merlot 2018

Chile - This easy-drinking wine comes from Chile's renowned Valle Central Region, where long hot days are followed by cool nights. This temperature difference ensures the grapes ripen slowly, so they develop maximum flavour. This is simply outstanding wine for the money, soft super-juicy ripe plummy fruit and a long full-flavoured finish.

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Luis Felipe Edwards Gran Reserva Merlot 2015, Colchagua Valley

Chile - A great example of Chile's most celebrated red varietal, mainly from vineyards in Colchagua Valley, with 15% Casablanca Valley fruit added for extra freshness of flavour. Aged for 12 months in 30% new French and American oak barrels. Plush red and black fruit flavours of strawberry, cherry and blackberry form the backbone, overlaid with notes of vanilla and green tobacco leaf. Soft, ripe tannins provide a great sense of volume. Drink with a rich aubergine lasagne.

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Cousino Macul Don Matias Merlot 2015, Maipo Valley

Chile - This wine comes from Alto Maipo close to the Andes Mountains where the oscillations in daily temperature make ideal conditions to grow Merlot. The wine is matured in contact with French oak adding complexity to the dense fruit. Intense aromas of plum, raspberry and blackberry with notes of spice and cedar. The palate is powerfully fruity matched with a good dose of acidity and fine tannins. Try this with roast red meats, charcuterie or hard cheeses.

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Journey's End Kendal Lodge Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon - Case of 6

South Africa - Case includes: Product information: Journey's End Kendal Lodge Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon, Vintage:2018, Scented with blackberry fruits and roasted herbs. A full-bodied partner for your Easter roast., About this bottle:Kendal Lodge is the original homestead which stood guard over the vineyards in sight of False Bay. Winemaker Leon Esterhuizen of Journey's end crafted this red wine from grapes grown on prime Stellenbosch hillside sited close to the ocean, ageing in French oak to construct its fine texture. , More information: Bottle size:750 ml, Alcohol content:14 %, Alcohol units per bottle:10.5, Alcohol units per serving:1.8, Serving Size:125 ml, Allergens:Sulphites, Stopper type:Screw cap, Bottling address: Journeys End, Farm 25, Old Sir Lowry'S Pass Road, Sir Lowry'S Pass, South Africa

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Largesse - Merlot IGP Pays d'Oc 2018

France - The nose reveals a spicy plum and blackberries, followed by notes of vanilla and black pepper. The palate conveys the perfectly ripe fruit, great concentration and a backbone of round tannins. Supple and ripe this Merlot a classy taste of the South of France.


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.