Merlot

The most widely planted grape in Bordeaux and a grape that has been on a relentless expansion drive throughout the world in the last decade. Merlot is adaptable to most soils and is relatively simple to cultivate. It is a vigorous naturally high yielding grape that requires savage pruning - over-cropped Merlot-based wines are dilute and bland. It is also vital to pick at optimum ripeness as Merlot can quickly lose its varietal characteristics if harvested overripe.

In St.Emilion and Pomerol it withstands the moist clay rich soils far better than Cabernet grapes, and at it best produces opulently rich, plummy clarets with succulent fruitcake-like nuances. Le Pin, Pétrus and Clinet are examples of hedonistically rich Merlot wines at their very best. It also plays a key supporting role in filling out the middle palate of the Cabernet-dominated wines of the Médoc and Graves.

Merlot is now grown in virtually all wine growing countries and is particularly successful in California, Chile and Northern Italy.

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Viña Doña Javiera, Drink now,

Bottle

£9.50

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£102.60 Saving £11.40

Bottle 12 x 75cl 174cs

£59.52
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Famille Becot, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£14.50

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£78.30 Saving £8.70

Bottle 6 x 75cl 335cs

£52.26
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Bottle

£18.50

Case price (6)
£99.90 Saving £11.10

Bottle 6 x 75cl 61cs

£70.26
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Chateau Simard, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£19.95

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£215.40 Saving £24.00
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Chateau Feytit Clinet, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£21.00

Case price (12)
£226.80 Saving £25.20

Bottle 12 x 75cl 189cs

£162.96
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Chateau de Fonbel, St. Emilion, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£22.50

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£243.00 Saving £27.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 224cs

£176.52
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Chateau de Fonbel, St. Emilion, Ready, but will improve,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£290.28

Bottle 12 x 75cl 144cs

£215.88

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£200.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£275.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£295.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£300.00
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Chateau Laroque, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£32.00

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£318.00 Saving £66.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 409cs

£119.46
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Chateau La Fleur Gazin, For laying down,

Bottle

£33.00

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£333.48 Saving £62.52

Bottle 12 x 75cl 7cs

£251.88

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£275.00
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Ch. Larcis Ducasse, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£213.60

Bottle 6 x 75cl 9cs

£165.00
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Ch. Larcis Ducasse, Ready, but will keep,

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£36.00

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£367.80 Saving £64.20

H/Bottle 12 x 37.5cl 5cs

£293.40
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Ch. Larcis Ducasse, Ready, but will improve,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£607.08

Bottle 12 x 75cl 2cs

£479.88

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£485.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£500.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£510.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£550.00
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Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£318.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 6cs

£252.00
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Chateau Quintus, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£814.80

Bottle 12 x 75cl 4cs

£624.00
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Chateau Canon, Ready, but will improve,

Bottle

£72.00

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£736.68 Saving £127.32

Bottle 12 x 75cl 9cs

£587.88
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Ch. Larcis Ducasse, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£923.88

Bottle 12 x 75cl 5cs

£743.88

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£360.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£372.00
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Chateau La Conseillante, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£1,010.28

Bottle 12 x 75cl 5cs

£815.88

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£395.00
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Chateau Certan de May, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£93.00

Case price (12)
£952.68 Saving £163.32

Bottle 12 x 75cl 23cs

£767.88
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Vieux Chateau Certan, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£649.20

Bottle 6 x 75cl 13cs

£528.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£600.00
New To BBX

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£760.00
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Chateau L'Evangile, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£714.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£582.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£560.00
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Chateau L'Eglise-Clinet, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£735.60

Bottle 6 x 75cl 12cs

£600.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£575.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£580.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£698.00
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Vieux Chateau Certan, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£3,415.08

Bottle 12 x 75cl 4cs

£2,819.88

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£1,707.54

Bottle 6 x 75cl 8cs

£1,409.94

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£2,650.00
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Chateau Ausone, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 3 x 75cl)

£1,030.20

Bottle 3 x 75cl 15cs

£852.00

Case price (Bottle 3 x 75cl)

£1,032.00

Bottle 3 x 75cl 5cs

£852.00

Bottle 3 x 75cl 3cs

£998.00

Bottle 3 x 75cl 1cs

£1,100.00

Bottle 3 x 75cl 1cs

£1,198.00
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Chateau Lafleur, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 3 x 75cl)

£1,087.80

Bottle 3 x 75cl 2cs

£900.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,998.00
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Chateau Ausone, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£5,523.54

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£4,589.94

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£5,000.00
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Petrus, Ready, but will keep,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£20,853.48

Case price (Magnum 6 x 150cl)

£20,853.60

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Petrus, Ready, but will keep,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£12,615.54

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£10,499.94
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Petrus, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£12,975.54

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£10,799.94
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Le Pin, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 3 x 75cl)

£11,758.20

Bottle 3 x 75cl 1cs

£9,792.00
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Le Pin, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£23,919.60

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£19,920.00
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