Merlot

Seen the film ‘Sideways’? Well, given the ubiquitous nature of Merlot, it perhaps wasn’t a surprise one of the main characters had taken against it so. Watch the movie and you’ll see. Anyway, back to the grape. Merlot can produce gloriously plummy and fragrant wines and is found in the great wines of Bordeaux such as Pomerol. This is its most prestigious home, but you’ll find Merlot all over the world and it can vary enormously in quality … which brings us back to Sideways…

Hester Creek 2020 Cabernet/Merlot 750ml

$19.99

Enticing aromas of black currant, dark cherry, and light toast. The soft and pleasing palate has nicely rounded tannins, with bright plum, vanilla, and cedar notes. A fantastic wine for weeknight dinners or parties, pair with good friends and a NY...

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Mt. Boucherie 2020 Merlot 750ml

$22.99

A rich and full bodied Merlot that showcases aromas and flavours of black raspberry, cedar, clove, and mocha.  Our go to with all kinds of grilled or roasted red meat dishes.   -- Producer's Notes

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Augey 2019 Bordeaux Red 750ml

$21.65

Augey Bordeaux Rouge is one of the best values to come out of the world's most famous wine region. Merlot comprises 75% of this blend, with the rest Cabernet Sauvignon. This creates a bright, juicy, and fresh wine with aromas and flavours of red berries...

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Chateau Rousselle 2018 Bordeaux Cotes du Bourg 750ml

$35.57

85% Merlot and the remainder is Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. Spicy with a peppery nose of plum, blackberry confit and minerals. The palate is fresh and well defined with mouth-filling cassis and chocolate with liquorice, mocha and...

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Okanagan Crushpad 2019 Narrative Red 750ml

$23.39

Our Narrative Red is a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Expressing true Okanagan characteristics of red fruits with a distinctive herbal note. Soft tannins coupled with nicely balanced acidity make this an easy drinking wine on its own or paired with...

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Tua Rita 2018 Rosso dei Notri 750ml

$34.69

The 2018 Rosso dei Notri (a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Sangiovese, with only 30% of the total seeing a brief four months in barrique) is a very fresh and tonic red that surprisingly comes from fruit harvested two weeks later than...

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Sette Ponti 2019 Oreno 750ml

$109.99

Gorgeous floral and deep, dark berry aromas with hints of spices such as cinnamon and hazelnuts. Full body and ultra-fine and strong tannins that are powerful yet so sleek and beautiful. Fantastic length and texture. Deep, dark and profound. Takes you on...

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Rutherford Hill 2019 Napa Valley Merlot 750ml

$48.61

This juicy red is filled with dried dark fruit and Asian spice flavors that show rich, leafy accents, with chocolate mousse and slate notes on the finish. Drink now through 2023. Score: 90 points -- KM, Wine Spectator, 2021

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Riondo 2019 Veneto Merlot 750ml

$16.43

Riondo Merlot is a structured wine, intense and complex on the nose. The strong but very soft tannins give balance and finesse to the wine. Spicy and fruity notes are dominant, with hints of chocolate and black berry fruit. Excellent with cured...

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Podere Orma 2018 "Orma" IGT Toscana 750ml

$134.69

The 2018 Orma is a generous and bold blend of Merlot (50%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%) and Cabernet Franc (20%). This wine is built on solid foundations and shows a rich vinous footprint. The fruit is black and concentrated, as is to be expected of a wine...

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