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Merlot, a Varietal Worth Putting back on your Radar

Posted on October 13th, 2013 by vinogger  |  No Comments »

Merlot is believed to be an offspring of Cabernet Franc and a sibling of Carmenere and Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot originated in the Bordeaux region of France and is the most widely planted grape there which makes sense since Merlot is one of the primary grapes used in Bordeaux wine.  With approximately 720,000 acres of Merlot […]