Recipes to Pair with Merlot
You know Merlot. It's that nice, inviting pal of the sometimes standoffish Cab. Merlot's the wine that wants you to approach it. It's ready to share its soft, supple, fruity qualities now.
Merlot's gentle tannins help develop a wine that's easy to drink, with rounded edges, lush fruit flavors of plums and blackcurrants, and aromas of eucalyptus and chocolate.
Try Merlot with roasts, chops (lamb or pork), meatloaf, prime rib, and filet mignon.
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Merlot is also a great wine with poultry dishes like grilled chicken, roasted duck, and filet mignon.
Where Merlot Calls Home
Outside of Bordeaux, Merlot shines in places like northern Italy, Washington, California, and Chile.
Aromas and Flavors: Red berries, black berries, eucalyptus, mint, herb, bell pepper, plum, violets, cassis, fruit cake, chocolate
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