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Merlot Tasting Tips

Merlot Quick Tips

Merlot is all about softness and sensuality. Merlots come from all over the world, from Bordeaux, St. Emillion, Pomerol, Italy, Switzerland, California, even Long Island. It has moderate tannins, high alcohol and little acid. Look for the following flavors and scents when tasting this wine:

Blueberry Blackberry Cherry or Black Cherry
Plum Prune Black Pepper
Cigar Box Mint Toffee
Vanilla Cocoa Coffee
Spice Chocolate Mocha

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