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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 2019 Cabernet/Merlot 750ml

$19.04

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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Chateau Rousselle 2015 Bordeaux Cotes du Bourg 750ml

$32.09

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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Tinhorn Creek 2018 Merlot 750ml

$25.49

Deep garnet red colour. Nose is a touch delicate in its youth, but shows a beautiful balance of fresh red berry fruit, preserved cherries and orange rind with clove. Palate is focused with spicy oak and grenadine up front. It then fills out the mid...

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Burrowing Owl 2017 Merlot 750ml

$40.25

Merlot has been a strong performer at BOV and remains among its top reds year in and year out. 2017 is fully ripe, if not a touch overripe, reflecting a sunny, warm summer in the south Okanagan. The attack is full-bodied with rich black fruit, a hint of...

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Tinajas de Maule 2019 Big Vinn Red 750ml

$13.82

TASTING NOTES: This medium-bodied ruby red wine has a nice concentration. Aromas of black fruit and plums, and gentle notes of vanilla, baking spices and medium-roast coffee persist over a long finish. PAIRING: Enjoy with lean meat and feathered game,...

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Augey 2018 Bordeaux Red 750ml

$19.04

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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Wee Angus 2018 Merlot 750ml

$17.30

The winemaker intends his Angus to go well with any red meats. It's bold and full-flavoured and sure to go up against your best BBQ sauce and rich savoury dishes. Lots of ripe black fruits upfront and the Cabernet Sauvignon introduces some welcome...

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Le Vieux Pin 2018 Petite Rouge 750ml

$26.00

This year’s blend consists mostly of Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon thanks to a gorgeously classic summer growing season with a balanced crop.  Cabernet Sauvignon, albeit in a smaller percentage as part of the blend, still makes its...

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Poplar Grove 2016 Merlot 750ml

$29.99

Deep ruby in colour, our 2014 vintage boasts an enticing bouquet of eucalyptus, Okanagan sage, and cherry. The twenty one months in 100% French oak lends a soft coffee and cocoa flavour profile to this wine. Velvety tannins and a round mid-palate allow...

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Tommasi 2017 Le Prunee Merlot 750ml

$21.65

It presents deep ruby red, chocolate, berry and flavours. Medium-bodied taste, with soft tannins and a long, flavourful finish. Recommended with First courses with meat sauces, white meats, fresh cheeses. -- Winemaker

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Epoque 2017 Bergerac Collection Terroir 750ml

$25.13

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Nice cool black fruits with a mineral aspect on the nose. Density on the palate with soft and elegant tannins. Score - 92 Points -- Decanter World Wine Awards, 2018); Gold Medal -- Concours...

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