365 Merlot 2015


Alexander Valley Vineyards Merlot

Merlot has gotten a bad rap in recent years as a wimpy wine, but Alexander Valley Vineyards is convinced they will change a lot of minds with their 2006 Estate Merlot. It's dense and rich, qualities a lot of folks associate with Cabernet Sauvignon. Winemaker Kevin Hall calls this a Merlot...


Alfasi Merlot Kosher

Alfasi Merlot is made of grapes from the Maule Valley just south of Santiago, Chile's capital city, Alfasi wines benefit from the rare joining of sunny climates and cool ocean breezes. The surrounding mountain ranges provide a cool, moisture-free climate that contributes to the top-quality that Alfasi wines exhibit. Try this...


B&G Reserve Merlot

Traditional French winemaking techniques of de-stalking and crushing the grapes; maximum temperature of 30°C during fermentation. Three week maceration. After racking and malolactic fermentation, the wines were blended and aged in vats on the lees with controlled oxidation. Cherry color with violet highlights. Lovely perfumed bouquet with wonderful fruit (raspberry, blueberry)...


Badger Mountain Merlot - No Sulfites Added

Visionary and life-long farmer Bill Powers planted Badger Mountain Vineyard with his son Greg in 1982. Just six years later, well-before the word organic became trendy and then universal, Bill transitioned his 80-acre estate to organic viticulture and in 1990 Badger Mountain Vineyard became the first Certified Organic winegrape vineyard in...


Baron Herzog California Merlot - Kosher

Fruit forward notes of red cherries, blackberry, and French oak notes of spice and vanilla. The Merlot is medium-bodied and finishes with moderate tannins. Pairs well with grilled lamb chops or roasted poultry


Barone Fini Merlot

Flavors of rich, ripe cherries and plums are enriched by the smooth, deep, well-structured background. A beautifully balanced wine with along, velvety finish.


Benziger Merlot 2013

This wine is supple and full-bodied with a velvety texture and rich, dark fruit and spice aromas and flavors. The Benziger Family Winery was founded in 1980 on the slopes of Sonoma Mountain. Their Reserve wines showcase those rare lots discovered in the vineyard or developed in the cellar that receive...


Beringer Founders Estate Merlot 2016

The Beringer Founders' Estate Merlot is approachable and delicious. Hints of plum and brown spice on the nose compliment the boysenberry, blackberry and blueberry finish on the palate. It's well-balanced, soft tannins make this wine a perfect accompaniment to a variety of foods, such as grilled meats or hearty vegetable dishes....


Black Opal Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

A complex berry fruit aroma is tinged with a hint of oak. The color is a deep purple/red. The ripe fruit palate is complemented by fresh acidity and firm oak tannin. Cabernet imparts a rich cassis character; Merlot lends a fleshy fullness and alluring softness to the wine. Food Suggestions: pasta,...


Bolla Merlot

Bright ruby red with a full bouquet of cranberries, cherries, plums and raspberries, Bolla Merlot has an appealing bright black-cherry character enhanced by hints of licorice, vanilla and clove derived from the wood aging. It is medium-bodied, round on the palate, with a pleasant finish.


Camelot Merlot

Camelot's Merlot offers ripe black cherry and plum aromas enhanced by hints of brambly spice and cocoa. On the palate, the wine reveals a core of concentrated black cherry and berry fruit flavors that pick up a rich note of milk chocolate in the long, elegant finish. This sumptuous red pairs...


Cannonball Merlot 2016

Full-bodied, with juicy flavors of raspberry, ripe plum, and a hint of vanilla and spice, this wine is elegant on the palate with a super smooth finish.


Castle Rock Merlot 2014 Columbia Valley

This rich, medium bodied, complex wine offers layers of concentrated flavors of ripe berry and plum, mocha and spice, with a hint of oak. These flavors unite to form a long, smooth, and harmonious finish. This wine provides an excellent accompaniment to steak and other red meats, pasta dishes and a...


Cavit Merlot

In Trentino, this variety has found a particularly favorable environment and has become one of the region’s more abundantly cultivated red grapes. The cradle of production is represented by the vineyards of Trentino’s Valle Lagarina (Lagarina Valley) with other locales including Avio, Ala, Serravalle, Mori, Villalagarina, and Pomaroloe Nomi and only...


Cellar no. 8 Merlot

With a dense ruby color outlined by a soft purple hue, this Merlot offers aromas of black cherry and berry fruit that come to life on the palate with lingering flavors of currant and a back note of dried herb. Aged in 100% French and American oak, subtle flavors of roasted...


Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot 2015

This little Devil is wrapped in a velvet robe. Full with density and bursting with flavor. Dark fruit, cherry, and blackberry. Brimming with cedar, pipe tobacco and earth. The truth is in the name: Velvet! Pair with roasted pork and grilled steaks.

WE 88

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Chateau Ste. Michelle Merlot 2008

Elegant and complex, with aromas of red plum, loganberry and red currant. Silky tannins balance the lively plum and berry flavors on the palate. The wine finishes with lingering toast in the background. The blend is 84% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Franc.


Chilensis Merlot 2012


CK Mondavi Merlot 1.5L

This Merlot is medium-bodied with a hint of oak and flavors of cherries and plums. It is rich in the mouth and ends in a soft fruit filled finish.


Cline Estate Merlot 2013

Deep ruby color; cherry, plum, green olive on the nose; red plum, black cherry, red currant, sour cherry, chocolate, olives, oak on the palate.


Clos Du Bois Merlot 375ml 2013

The fruit for Clos Du Bois' Merlot comes from vineyards in Sonoma County's Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys. Extended maceration enhances color, flavor and mouthfeel, and aging for 18 months in 60-gallon oak barrels ads softness and a subtle vanillin component. Cabernet Sauvignon adds structure and complexity, and enlivens the subtle...


Columbia Winery Merlot

Lively black cherry fruit nose with a touch of cedar. Full palate with a complex depth of fruit and oak. Firm yet supple finish.


Concannon Merlot 2013

Concannon’s Selected Vineyards wines are well-loved varieties from select Central Coast vineyards and represent remarkable value. California’s Central Coast offers unmatched blending diversity from its multitude of microclimates. Cool region grapes contribute distinctive fresh fruit nuances and warm region grapes add depth of flavor and complexity. These highly acclaimed wines take...


Concha Y Toro Frontera Cabernet Merlot

Violet red, bright in color. Herbs, berries and pepper are apparent in the taste. On the palate, the wine is soft, medium body, rounded and harmonic with a persistent finish. Very smooth. Merlot provides forward fruit and easy drinkability while Carménère offers structure and longevity. A delightful accompaniment to white meats,...


Cono Sur Merlot Bicycle Series

Serious Merlot. A wine of great tipicity and remarkable fruit expression. This wine's color is dark and intense. In the nose, notes of black fruit and soft hints of sweet toasted oak. In the mouth this Merlot surprises with its excellent structure, balanced acidity and fruity intensity. Ripe tannins.


Cupcake Merlot

Cool fermented with a serious regimen of pump-overs in the early fermentation to extract the soft tannins and color during the aqueous phase. They then press before the fermentation reaches dryness to maintain the wines lush tannin structure. Finally, they put the wine in premium barrels for aging. Cool Fermentation Keeping...


Duckhorn Napa Valley Merlot 2014

Combining lovely structure and alluring appeal, this is a classic expression of Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot. Intense aromas of ripe cherry, plum and black fig rise from the glass, underscored by hints of leather and cedar. On the palate, it is lush and supple, with bright acidity and velvety tannins supporting layers...

WS 92


Edna Valley Merlot

Edna Valley's Merlot opens with inviting cherry, blackberry and vanilla aromas. Black currant and caramel develop across the palate with subtle hints of tarragon and coffee. Juicy fruit supports the body and adds length to the mid palate, with smooth tannins that hold together for a nice finish. A very approachable...


Estancia Merlot

In Estancia’s quest to make a great Merlot they selected to include fruit from two regions. They chose cool-climate Monterey grapes for the exceptional texture they provide and Paso Robles for the rich California red berry characters that fruit from that region imparts in the finished wine. By blending fruit from...


Fat Bastard Merlot

Fruit is selected from several vineyards throughout the Languedoc. A significant amount of the harvest comes from top quality vineyards located on the slopes towards Uzès and to the north of Nîmes. During the harvest season the grapes are checked 2 or 3 times a week. Picking starts at full maturity...


Finders Keepers Merlot

Grapes for Finders Keepers Merlot were selected from among the best coastal growing regions in California’s Sacramento River Delta Region. In these areas, warm sunny days provide optimum grape ripening, while Pacific Ocean fog create cool nights and maintain the acidity in the grapes, resulting in a balanced Merlot full of...


Fish Eye Merlot

This deep, brilliant red Merlot is as smooth as diving into the great sea. Juicy blueberries and ripe strawberries lure the palate into a meandering river of black fruits, spicy clove and lush plum. Serve this to your friends on its own or with hard cheeses, grilled fare and take-out Asian...


Francis Ford Coppola Merlot Diamond Label

Francis Ford Coppola's Diamond Collection Merlot combines fruit from Napa, Sonoma, and Monterey. The flavors and textures unique to each region harmonize beautifully together to create a wine that has dark, succulent fruit balanced by natural acidity. Intense aromatics of raspberry and blueberry lead to flavors of crushed berries, vanilla, and...


Frei Brothers Reserve Merlot 2008

Frei Brothers Winery crafts their wines in a gentle, traditional style enhanced through the use of modern technology that makes fruit the focus and showcases the best that each varietal and appellation have to offer. The grapes for Frei Brother Reserve Merlot were destemmed, but not crushed, to retain a significant...


Frey Merlot - Organic

Nearly opaque garnet violet color. Ripe plum and spice aromas follow through on a soft, buoyant entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with tangy apple, cocoa, and citrus custard notes. Finishes with a nice cinnamon and clove-accented fade. Pair with spicy pork dishes.


Gnarly Head Merlot

Big waves of rich, ripe fruit flavors splash over the palate as the introduction to Gnarly Merlot. Dark, lush black cherry character is layered with hints of toasted almond, vanilla and cocoa, which carries into a smooth, intriguing finish. Gnarly Head Merlot fits right in at a beachside barbecue or a...


Gouguenheim Winery Merlot Valle Escondido 2010

Vineyards: The grapes come from their 98 acres vineyard, located in the Uco Valley, which is over 3.600 feet above see level. This region has a desert climate with 320 days of sun exposure a year and big temperature amplitude between day and night that reaches 30°F in summer. The soils...


Grayson Cellars 2017 Merlot

The 2017 Grayson Merlot is sumptuous and rich with a beautiful purple garnet color. The aromas show rich complexity of black cherry preserves, currant and white chocolate. This is a magnificently decadent Merlot that finishes with soft tannins, dark fruits and elaborate oak.


Greystone Cellars Merlot 2012

Fully loaded with smoky barrel toast and interesting blackberry briar aromas. Lush flavors of ripe plums and black cherry provide a juicy mouthful which has a nice tannin structure from beginning to end.


Grgich Hills Merlot

The wine's perfect marriage of ripe fruit and French oak barrels creates a bouquet of cherry and black berries with hints of cedar and spice. In the mouth this Merlot has a generous, soft, smooth texture that hugs your tongue and the flavors linger in your mouth for a long, long...

IWC 88 CG 88


Heron Merlot California 2012

Heron believes in the less is more” philosophy when it comes to the influence of the winemaker on the wine better to let the fruit express itself. The key to this Merlot is balance. To get there; ripe fruit with the right acidity was fermented and aged in a combination of...


Hob Nob Merlot 2012

As rich as a black-currant cobbler, this Merlot screams of ripe plum and blackberry aromas mixed with hints of mint and licorice, giving way to a soft, dark finish. Pair with red sauces, filet mignon, roasted veal and chocolate. HobNob’s name implies getting together, socializing, and even the clinking of glasses,...


Hogue Cellars Merlot 2011

Washington State has been touted as perhaps the best Merlot producing region in the United States. Hogue Merlot lives up to this reputation and delivers a warm and fruity wine with aromas of crushed raspberry, cherry, and lavender. This robust wine has a core of cranberry and cherry flavors with hints...


Hogue Cellars Merlot Reserve 2011

The Hogue Reserve Merlot is made from grapes grown in the warmer Wahluke and Alderdale growing regions. This Reserve Merlot epitomizes Washington State Merlot: earth, spice, leather and black olive aromas complemented by soft oak and ripe berry. Flavors are of dark chocolate and cream, intense raspberry fruit and herbal mint...


Indaba Merlot 2010

Crafted in a fresh, clean style, this velvety Merlot offers enticing aromas and bright, juicy flavors of cherry, dark berry and plum backed by subtle mocha and herbal nuances and a delicate minerality. Every time you purchase Indaba wines, a portion is contributed to the Indaba Education Fund which provides early...


Jacobs Creek Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot 2011

Color: Medium garnet with purple hues. Bouquet: Attractive fruit aromas of blackberries, leaf and spices with subtle, well integrated vanillin oak notes adding richness and complexity. Palate: Fresh berry and currant flavors on a backbone of finely structured, supple tannins. Medium bodied with Merlot contributing roundness, fruit generosity on the mid...


Jacobs Creek Merlot

Color: Medium red with purple hues. Bouquet: Fresh plum and berry with spicy red currant fruit aromas balanced with subtle vanilla toast. Palate: Lively medium bodied wine with fresh red berry fruits and spice layered with integrated vanillin oak. Soft, well rounded mid palate followed by velvety tannins providing structure and...


Kendall Jackson Merlot Vintners Reserve 2008

A blend of 96.4% Merlot, 3.3% Cabernet Sauvignon, .1% Cabernet Franc, .1% Petit Verdot and .1% Malbec. Wonderful plum, spice, currant and wild berry flavors. The soft tannins of this Bordeaux varietal carry these aromas and flavors to a long lingering finish one that beckons for another sip, or better...a glass!...


Kenwood Jack London Vineyard Merlot 2013

Fruity aromas of cherry and blueberry join with complex notes of vanilla, cola and mint. This full-bodied wine is complemented by well-structured tannins and an elegant lingering finish. Blend: 95% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon


Meridian Merlot

This Merlot opens with aromas of red currant, vanilla and baking spices. On the palate you’ll find flavors of raspberry, blackberry and cola with round tannins softened by seven months of aging in French and American oak.


Murphy Goode Merlot

Murphy Goode achieves considerable complexity of aroma and depth of flavor in this Alexander Valley Merlot through selection from several different vineyard sources. The steep hillside estates of Murphy Ranch and Robert Young Vineyards, in the heart of Alexander Valley provide the wine’s core of black fruit components, while vineyards on...


Noble Vines 181 Merlot

181 is classic Merlot, offering softer tannins than Cabernet Sauvignon, but equal elegance and concentration. It opens with aromas of black cherry, vanilla and toasty spice. Fresh fruit flavors of currant and cherry mingle gently with spicy cedar and vanilla. The wine is supple in texture, full bodied, long and well-balanced...


Parducci Small Lot Merlot 2014

This Merlot has rich flavors of black cherries and plums followed by a tea-leaf spiciness adding savor and depth.

WE 89


Paso Creek Merlot

Deep claret with crimson hues. Explosive blackberry aromas backed by soft vanilla notes. Dense, dark, jammy flavors of blackberry, generous spice and vanilla, firm tannins and a long, graceful finish.


Peirano Estate Six Clones Merlot 2014 Lodi Heritage Collection

Aromas of black cherries, red ripe raspberries, strawberry and spice (white pepper), join together in a single sensation of olfactory bliss. The mouth is filled with an array of flavors, including black cherry, strawberry and raspberry with lingering hints of cocoa and toasted oak. Moderate tannins and good acidity leave a...


Penfolds Rawson's Retreat Merlot

Color: Bright youthful red cherry with ruby red core. Nose: Floral, rose petal and violets surrounded with red cherry fruit and spicy oak. Palate: A core of red fruits, red cherries and plums with strawberries and cream. The wine is softly textured with a spicy oak finish and defining ripe tannins....


Pride Mountain Merlot 2016

The 2015 Merlot offers incredibly expressive aromas of strawberry, blueberry and plum, which carry through into a round, luscious palate full of bright berry and lollipop fruit notes. The finish is lengthy yet integrated, with plenty of tannin that is rich, ripe and velvety on the palate. 77% Napa, 23% Sonoma...


Ravenswood Merlot Vintners Blend

Merlot is by nature softer than Cabernet, which is the problem with most low-priced Merlots: they're limp to the point of being flaccid. Our Vintners Blend bucks this trend, adding the structure of French oak to the early-maturing appeal of the varietal. Merlot's opulent fresh-plum persona is here enhanced by notes...


Red Truck Merlot

Fresh cherry and tart pomegranate flavors blend with a note of green olive to round out this balanced mouthfull. Red Truck Merlot comes from the beautiful Central Coast, Lake County, and Mendocino County, which produce excellent fruit with concentrated flavors. This wine’s a trip to the county fair with aromas of...


Robert Mondavi Merlot Private Selection 2016

Robert Mondavi's Private Selection Merlot is made with grapes predominantly from California's Monterey County appellation. There, the vineyards enjoy a nightly blanket of cool Pacific Ocean fog, excellent soils and a long growing season. This ideal combination brings vibrant flavors and silky tannins to our Merlot including luscious layers of berry,...


Rombauer Merlot 2014

Aromas of fresh, ripe blueberries, blackberries, and boysenberry intertwine with notes of cedar, vanilla, and pie crust. This medium-bodied wine is plush with flavors of plums, blueberries, and figs up front, leading to juicy red fruit on the midpalate. Delicious now, its depth and structure provide long cellaring potential. Blend: 77%...

WS 91


Sagelands Merlot

Sagelands gently destemmed the grapes without crushing to obtain more full berries and then cold soaked for one or two days before fermentation. After aging the lots separately in mostly American oak barrels for 12 months, we blended them together to produce a wine of great expression. This year, the addition...


Santa Margherita Merlot 2012

Versato means highly skilled and competent in Italian. This Merlot is created exclusively from the grapes grown in the Eastern part of the Veneto region, where the moderate climate and clay soil allows for slow ripening of the grapes and maximum flavor development. Color: Deep, brilliant ruby red Aroma: A delicate...


Santa Rita 120 Merlot

Santa Rita's 120 Merlot has a deep, red color, with violet reflections and ruby hues. Fragrant aromas of fresh strawberry, plum and vanilla are complemented by a hint of dried herbs. Its sweet, well-rounded flavor, rich in fruity undertones, is enhanced by soft tannins and a pleasing note of oak. A...


Santa Rita Reserva Merlot

Deep ruby red in color, this Merlot has a robust flavor on the palate, with fine concentration, mature slightly sweet tannins and excellent balance. Its fragrant aroma combines ripe, black fruits with plum notes and a touch of spice.


Sebastiani Merlot Sonoma County 2013

A warm, dry spring melded into a picture-perfect summer, with warm temperatures, cool breezes and very few hot or cold days. However, their harvest was thrown into overdrive during the last week of August, when temperatures spiked into the triple digits! A normal, ten to twelve week long harvest was compressed...


Seven Hills Vineyard Merlot 2014

WA 88 WE 92


Silver Palm 2013 Merlot

This Merlot is a well-structured wine with supple tannins and a long, soft finish. Dark fruit flavors of blackberries, boysenberries, and blueberries coupled earthy tones like tobacco and limestone make this wine extremely full-bodied and enjoyable to all types of wine drinkers.


Simi Merlot

Simi Winery Merlot expresses the perfect combination of their vine-specific vineyard care and the meticulous attention paid to the details in the vineyard. The lavish attention each vine receives allows Simi's winemaking staff to practice winemaking with very minimal manipulation, resulting in wines that are true expressions of the diversity of...


Snoqualmie Cabernet Merlot

VINEYARDS Grapes are grown on the Wahluke Slope, one of the warmest areas in the state. Vineyards receive only 6-8 inches of rainfall annually. Drip irrigation is used, allowing precise control of vine growth patterns. Soils are deep and sandy with low water-holding capacity. VINIFICATION After inoculating the grapes with Prise...


Spellbound Merlot 2016

Bright fruit mingling with a classic signature of toasted Madagascar vanilla bean and French oak highlight the Spellbound Merlot. Dark, juicy and plush with soft tannins.


Steele 2012 Merlot Lake County

Merlot has always been a strong performer in Lake County. The wines are better structured and denser than a typical Merlot. We aged this wine in a combination of French and American oak for 8 months. Keeping in line with the fruit forward, easy drinking character of our Shooting Star wine,...


Sutter Home Fre Non-Alcoholic Merlot

With its plush, luxurious taste, and gorgeous garnet color, Fre alcohol-removed Merlot delivers plenty of style and grace. With seductive black plum aromas and soft cherry and spice flavors, Fre Merlot is velvety smooth, with a full, rich finish—a classic beauty. The Merlot is sourced from California's finest marine-influenced vineyards, where...


Sutter Home Merlot

Merlot’s smooth blackberry, plum, and rich cherry flavors, as well as its hints of smoke and spice, pair delightfully with pastas, chicken, beef, lamb, and pizza. Say hello to the joys of Merlot.


Talus Merlot 2009

With vibrant, jammy aromas of plums and red cherries, this attractive Merlot has a round, velvety mouthfeel and soft, lingering finish. Ripe fruit flavors complemented by just a hint of sweet, toasty oak make it the perfect match for grill flank steak and barbecued chicken.


Tangley Oaks Merlot 2012

Every year the Tangley Oaks winemaker selects the single lot that has developed into the truest example of the esteemed Napa Valley and typicity of the Merlot grape. This Napa Valley Merlot is well balanced, showing its terroir as the aromas and flavor profile unfold. Red berries and plum show through,...


Tilia Merlot 2017

The nose offers aromas of juicy black cherries and black plums with hints of sweet spice and vanilla. On the palate the wine is soft and elegant with black cherry and plum flavors and fine, supple tannins. This wine is very versatile and will pair well with any number of meat...


Tin Roof Merlot 2013

Boldly flavored, smoothly textured and unusually complex, Tin Roof wines are designed to please wine lovers seeking distinctive varietal character.


Toad Hollow Merlot 2016

The 2016 Sonoma County Merlot follows in the Toad Hollow tradition of over delivering well-made and luscious wines. Because the vintage was nearly picture perfect, this Merlot flaunts the classic characters that make this variety so appealing - aromatic red fruits, gentle tannins and a soft finish. Berry pie and rose...


Truchard Merlot

Floral aromas of wild blueberry, cranberry, and red currant; with notes of cedar, spice, and subtle mint. The mouth is smooth - layered with bright flavors of pomegranate, plum jam, pie cherries, and sweet vanilla. Ripe tannins fill the palate and provide an elegant finish of dried red fruits.


Turning Leaf Merlot

Full-bodied; blends flavors of black cherry, ripe plum, and hints of oak for a velvety richness.


Vendange Merlot

A classic varietal nose of tart cherries, toasty oak and smoke. A medium plum color, it is very dry with herbal and red fruit flavors; light to medium tannins and body. A youthful wine with soft oak and medium acidity.


Villa Pozzi Merlot

Wicked sensations of ripe chocolate and wild plums. Intense and vibrant, with ripe, complex wild berry, blackberry and raspberry scents, finishing with a rich array of flavors. Complements a variety of pasta and chicken dishes.


Washington Hills Merlot

Deep ruby color leads to aromas of blackberry, chocolate and bits of orange peel. Bright blackberry flavors with touches of smoke lead to hints of orange on the finish.


Wente Merlot Sandstone Vineyard 2011

Aromas of herbal tea, licorice and blackberry are accentuated by hints of spice and perfume. On the mouth, the wine is full bodied, but with a smooth mid-palate that showcases flavors of cherry and truffles alongside tobacco undertones.


Wild Horse Merlot

Paso Robles provides us with exceptional Merlot fruit that is typically more intense and structured than its cousin, Cabernet Sauvignon. Wild Horse Merlot is a wine that provides rich ripe fruit flavors balanced by bright acidity. The soft, rich tannins, acidity and long finish make this wine an ageworthy contender.