Merlot is a red wine grape variety that is widely planted throughout the world. With its medium body, soft tannins, and fruit-forward flavors, Merlot is a popular choice for both casual drinkers and serious wine enthusiasts.

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Common Tasting Notes

black cherry, plum, raspberry, blackberry, vanilla, oak, tobacco, leather, chocolate, violet, blueberry, mocha, cinnamon, clove, licorice, black pepper, bell pepper, thyme, sage, rosemary

What does it pair with?

Merlot is a versatile wine that pairs well with a wide range of foods. Its soft, smooth texture and fruit-forward flavors make it a good match for grilled or roasted meats, such as beef, lamb, and pork. It also pairs well with dishes that feature tomato-based sauces or roasted vegetables. For a lighter pairing, try Merlot with pizza or pasta dishes with a tomato sauce.

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