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Merlot

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Merlot
Call it the “Sideways” effect – the movie about a trip to California’s wine country was released in 2004 and has perhaps done more to malign Merlot than any other phenomenon. While the protagonist of that movie was extremely critical of the varietal, towards the end of the film, he cracks a prized bottle from Bordeaux that, for those in the know, is actually made of a significant proportion of ...more
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2018 Pacificana® Merlot

2018 Pacificana® Merlot

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3.9

“Red Fruit, Punchy, Food Friendly”

$14.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
2014 Atavist® Merlot

2014 Atavist® Merlot

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3.9

“Quaffable, Jammy, Friendly”

$16.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
2015 Metal Made® Merlot

2015 Metal Made® Merlot

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3.9

“Round, Red Fruit, Easy Drinking”

$16.99 Regular Price$12.99 Members
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2016 Ville Basse Merlot

2016 Ville Basse Merlot

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3.9

“Quaffable, Earthy, Food Friendly”

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Merlot

An early-maturing grape, Merlot has an appealing lush fruitiness that immediately makes it an ideal candidate for easy drinking. With richness and ripeness present in the best examples, less significant tannins and softer acidity means that when you want a full-bodied wine that’s also approachable, Merlot is a great bet. Fruit flavors tend to be dark and brooding, with notes of plum, cassis, and blackberries in abundance, often supported by ...more