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…

La Frenz 2015 Merlot 750ml

$30.34

Our 2015 Merlot is plush wine with a ripe fruit sweetness that gives way to a big, weighty mid-palate and a generous, lengthy finish. This wine is highly aromatic with enticing notes of ripe berries and plums laced with vanilla bean. On the palate,...

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Burrowing Owl 2014 Merlot 750ml

$36.43

This wine launches with a complex nose combining the fruitiness of ripe black cherry, black plum, blueberry and blackberry with interesting savoury notes. There is smoke, dark chocolate, pastry crust, bacon, cinnamon, vanilla and clove along with a...

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