Organic Merlot Wines

This dark blue grape variety is popular for both varietal wines and blending. In fact, Merlot wine is best known for being added to Cabernet Sauvignon in ‘Bordeaux blends’. Thanks to its soft, fleshy texture and the fact that it ripens earlier in the year, the wine is ideal for blending with the sterner, tannic Cabernet Sauvignons, which ripen later in the year.

It is the world’s most planted grape varietal. There are two styles of Merlots: 1. International style — Grown in warm climates to increase ripeness and produce full-bodied wines of an inky purple colour, with higher alcohol, smoother tannins, and flavours of blackberry and plum. 2. Bordeaux style — Growing Merlot in cooler climates can maintain the acidity of the wine and produce medium-bodied wines with middling alcohol levels and flavours of fresh red fruits (raspberries and strawberries)–with the potential for more vegetal and leafy notes.

Organic Merlot wine is a star performer in its own right, thanks to the hallmark soft and juicy plum flavours and smooth tannins. Very easy drinking, Merlot is a great choice when entertaining.

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Kusafiri No Sulphur Added Red 250ml Can

South Africa

‘Kusafiri’ is the Swahili word for ‘journey’. And so it was when Swiss entrepreneur meets S.African winemaker, a journey began to make a superb, organic ‘No Sulphur Added’ red wine from great local terroir.

Alcohol: 12.5%
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£3.95

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Château Couronneau Bordeaux Supérieur Half Bottle (37.5cl)

France

French but with a splash of New World opulence. Gold Medal – International Organic Wine Awards 2017

Alcohol: 14%
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£7.99

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Wild Thing Merlot

Spain

Excellent Merlot supporting The Born Free Foundation’s work to save animal’s lives, stop suffering, rescue individuals and protect species.

Alcohol: 13.5%
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£8.90

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Etnico Syrah Merlot Cabernet (75cl)

Chile

Vanilla and Spice mix on the nose with dark cherry and coffee aromas.

Alcohol: 13.5%
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£8.99

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Stellar Merlot No Added Sulphur (75cl)

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South Africa

No-added sulphur, super-soft, easy-drinking Merlot

Alcohol: 13.5%
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£8.99

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Adobe Merlot Reserva (75cl)

Chile

100% Merlot from the Rapel valley with 20% aged in French oak for 6 months.

Alcohol: 13.5%
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£8.99

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Les Petites Perdrix Merlot (75cl)

France

Great find from Bergerac, not far from Bordeaux

Alcohol: 12.5%
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£8.99

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Claude Val Rouge (75cl)

France

The red is made from Merlot, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Alcohol: 13.5%
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£8.99

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Vin de France ‘Le Bistro’ Rouge

France

Made from Merlot and bush vine Carignan, grown along the Mediterranean coastline. Fruity, warm and hearty,

Alcohol: 13.5%
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£8.99

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Mont’albano Refosco / Merlot (75cl)

Italy

Adaptable, easy-drinking red with soft, dark red fruits

Alcohol: 12.5%
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£9.50

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Terra Tangra Organic Merlot / Rubin

Bulgarian wine making a strong comeback – just try for yourself!

Alcohol: 14%
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£9.50

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Giol No Added Sulphur Merlot (75cl)

Italy

Smooth and juicy no added sulphur Merlot from Northern Italy

Alcohol: 12.5%
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£10.50

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