What Makes Merlot Wines So Special
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What Makes Merlot Wines So Special
Merlot wine is a rich, soft wine with the flavor of blackberries, beloved because it is seldom harsh and not acidic.
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Oceans Estate Winery: Home of Fine Merlot Wines

Oceans Estate Winery: Home of Fine Merlot Wines | What Makes Merlot Wines So Special | Scoop.it

Full bodied and rich. Plums and chocolate. Oceans Estate is a premium wine producer in the Karridale sub-region of the Margaret River wine region of Western Australia. Margaret River is regarded as one of Australia's best grape growing regions.

All our fruit is machine harvested. This is a great advantage as harvesting can be done at night when the ambient temperatures are at their lowest. By immediately processing our fruit, we avoid loss of quality.

Red wines produced are Merlot, Pinot and a Cabernet Merlot blend. These are all full bodied wines, with Merlot being the most approachable when young, Cabernet Sauvignon being the most structured.

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Five Fun Facts About… Merlot

Five Fun Facts About… Merlot | What Makes Merlot Wines So Special | Scoop.it

Considered one of the most food-friendly and approachable wines on the planet, Merlot surged to popularity in the United States in the 1990s. Now wine-lovers can find great Merlot and delicious Merlot blends from all over the world.

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Merlot: The Best Red You're Not Drinking

Merlot: The Best Red You're Not Drinking | What Makes Merlot Wines So Special | Scoop.it

Even Merlot has to respect the Law of Wine Gravity. Riding high through the 1990s, it emerged from somewhere back in the pack to pass Cabernet Sauvignon as the top-selling red varietal wine in the United States by the turn of the millennium. "I'll have a glass of Merlot" became the reflexive counterpart to "I'll have a glass of Chardonnay." In the glory years, wine industry analyst Jon Fredrikson dubbed Merlot "the Silicon Valley grape" because it grew 20% or 30% year after year, just like the dot-com stocks. 

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Merlot Wine: How to Serve It, Food Pairing Ideas

Merlot Wine: How to Serve It, Food Pairing Ideas | What Makes Merlot Wines So Special | Scoop.it
Explore Merlot wine. Learn about common flavors, its history, the best wine regions and more.
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What Are the Benefits of Merlot Wine?

What Are the Benefits of Merlot Wine? | What Makes Merlot Wines So Special | Scoop.it

Red wine has a number of potential health benefits when consumed in moderation. The merlot varietal contains several vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. The antioxidants in red wine may have heart-healthy benefits, in addition to the possible health benefits of moderate alcohol intake in general. 

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