Support South African Wineries | Use SUPSA10 at check out | Offer ends 30th September 2020 See our Case and half Case price drops | Look for the Yellow Special Offer Badge |

Menu

K & L WINES ONLINE 
Tel:
 01233 502 997

Selling great New World wine since 1994

Free Delivery On Orders Over £100 ~  UK Mainland only ~ Can Not  be used in conjunction with any other discount code or offer

Merlot

Sort By

21 Products
Sort

Merlot is a dark blue-coloured wine grape variety, that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines. Of the two main styles of producing Merlot, The "International style" is favoured by many New World wine regions tends to emphasize late harvesting to gain physiological ripeness and produce inky, purple coloured wines that are full in body with high alcohol and lush, velvety tannins with intense, plum and blackberry fruit.

In South Africa, Merlot is grown in the Stellenbosch coastal region, which is the second oldest in South Africa. It is most often used as a blending grape with Cabernet Sauvignon as in Bordeaux. Unblended Merlots are known as dependably easy drinking, fruit forward wines with soft tannins.