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…

Domaine De l'Arjolle 2015 Merlot Cabernet 750ml

$27.74

Claret-like Languedoc red that is deliciously fruity and easy to drink. Louis-Marie Teisserenc took over the family estate in the late 1970s and very quickly decided to re-build, removing low quality, mass production varieties and replacing them. An...

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La Frenz 2016 Merlot 750ml

$32.96

Our 2016 Merlot is an opulent wine with a ripe fruit sweetness that gives way to a plush mid-palate and a generous, lengthy finish. This wine had 20 months maturation in 100% French oak barrels (20% new) before release. This wine is highly aromatic with...

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Red Diamond 2012 Merlot 750ml

$20.78

Eastern Washington State’s arid climate is a world-class location for growing stylish, concentrated, fruit-forward wines. Cooler harvest time temperatures in Washington allow for more structured reds and crisper whites. Our Washington Merlot opens...

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Leonetti 11/13/14 Merlot 750ml

$130.34

(from Loess and Mill Creek Upland): Bright ruby-red. Deep, liqueur-like griotte cherry, wild herb and licorice aromas lifted by a slightly high-toned floral element. A lushly fruity, fine-grained fruit bomb on the palate, gaining creaminess with time in...

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Lunessence 2015 Merlot 750ml

$28.61

This is a big voluptuous Merlot, with aromas of blueberry and black cherry. On the palate, there is black cherry, black currant, plums and figures. 91 (points).-- John Schreiner, Dec 2015

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Cesari 2015 Adesso Merlot 750ml

$14.69

Simple and straightforward, this Merlot is a great bistro wine that you can enjoy at home with friends. On the nose, dark plum and blueberry aromas. On the palate, red berry, good acidity, smooth tannins, and a slender texture combine for a...

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Leonetti 2015 Merlot 750ml

$139.04

Winemaker's Note: As pure and linear an expression of Walla Walla Merlot that you might imagine. Simply gorgeous red and black fruits, especially blueberries, raspberries, and hints of dried apricot. The mouth feel is so wonderfully plush,...

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Pahlmeyer 2013/2014 Merlot Napa 750ml

$165.13

"The 2013 Merlot is dark, powerful and also quite tannic, all signatures of the vintage. Black cherry, mocha, graphite, plum, smoke, licorice and menthol are bold and intense in the glass, but the 2013 is only showing a hint of its potential. Far from an...

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A Sunday in August 2017 Cabernet Merlot 750ml

$25.13

Late summer garden party at sunset: raspberry daiquiris, latin music, laughter and a lot of desire. 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc Organically grown grapes from a single vineyard in the Similkameen Valley, BC. Harvested mid...

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Daydreamer 2016 Jasper Red 750ml

$34.69

Daydreamer is a small family run winery based on the beautiful Naramata Bench in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada.It is the brainchild of Rachel and Marcus Ansems MW who have both been involved in the wine industry for over 15 years...

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Corcelettes 2015 Merlot 750ml

$32.09

Simply a crowd pleaser, this rich and meaty Merlot is a whopper- ultra full bodied and lots of black fruit notes make this wine a dinner time go-to. Pairs well with Italian style food and grilled meats. Harvested from vines rooted in our rugged...

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Lake Breeze 2016 Merlot 750ml

$26.86

This full, lush Merlot presents on the palate bright, red berry fruit and spicy oak. Good with a variety of meats, cheeses, or just on its own. Recommended food pairings: Barbequed meats, pasta, tomato based sauces and aged cheddar Awards:Gold, All...

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McPherson 2015 Cabernet-Merlot 750ml

$19.91

The grapes for this Cabernet Merlot were picked and crushed during the cool of night, thus ensuring the retention of varietal character.  Modern winemaking techniques were employed throughout, all of which help to create the signature McPherson...

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