Merlot is a renowned international grape thought to be of French origin. In France, it is used in Bordeaux blends along with Cabernet Sauvignon. Italian Merlot grapes are mostly grown in Northern Italy and are very popular in single varietal wines and blends. Merlot wines are low in tannins, smooth, easy to drink with notes of cherry and plums.
Wines Made with the Merlot Grape
Merlot, as a blend or single varietal, can be found in these wines.