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LangeTwins Merlot

LangeTwins Merlot Wine Details
Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: Created from grapes grown in the Delta Region, our Merlot has a welcoming aroma of rich black cherry fruit with notes of chocolate and vanilla spice from oak aging. The blending of a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Verdot, makes the tannins more complex, leaving the impression of a wine with weight but no rough edges.

Varietal Definition
Merlot is known as a Noble Bordeaux varietal. Although it came to France in the first century, it was not named until the 1880s. Merlot was originally used only for blending, as it is soft and compliant, very useful in softening other Bordeaux wines like Cabernets. Recently in California and Chile it became popular as a 100% varietal wine. Merlot tends to be easier to grow in a variety of soil conditions and is harvested earlier in the year than Cabernet. Although most Merlots are made to be drunk earlier, there are many with complexities of a Cabernet. Flavors of plum, black cherry, violet, chocolate and orange pair well with rich, red pasta dishes, hearty chicken dishes, and any beef combination that you fancy. The perfect match of course is chocolate. Not only does the chocolate compliment the wine and vice-versa, but the essence of both flavors linger eternally.


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