Merlot is loved for it's boisterous black cherry flavors, supple tannins, and chocolatey finish. On the high end, it's often mistaken with Cabernet Sauvignon and commonly blended with it.
- Medium-Full Body
- Medium-High Tannin
- Medium Acidity
- 13.5–15% ABV
Merlot tastes great alongside roasted foods like pork shoulder, roasted mushrooms or braised short ribs. Try complementing the fruit notes with chimichurri sauce.
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