Merlot Tasting Notes

A dark blue-skinned, hugely popular grape with dark cherry notes and rich tannins. Merlot is often blended with
Cabernet Sauvignon and pairs with lamb, roast turkey, pizza, pasta, and filet mignon.

Sweetness
Dry Sweet
Body
Light Full
Acidity
Low High
Tannin
Low High

Red Cherry

Black Cherry

Blueberry

Tobacco

Chocolate

Nutmeg

Merlot – Fun Facts

A cross between Cabernet Franc and
Magdeleine Noire des Charentes.

Second most planted grape variety in the world.

Merlot translates to “Little Blackbird” in an old French dialect

Merlot – Prominent Grape Growing Areas

Merlot – Prominent Grape Growing Areas