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,

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£9.50

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£51.36 Saving £5.64

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£59.52
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Famille Becot, Ready, but will keep,

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£14.50

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£78.30 Saving £8.70

Bottle 6 x 75cl 160cs

£52.26
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Chateau Marsau, Ready, but will improve,

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£17.50

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£90.60 Saving £14.40

Bottle 6 x 75cl 5cs

£62.46
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Bottle

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£199.80 Saving £22.20

Bottle 6 x 75cl 15cs

£70.26
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Chateau de Fonbel, St. Emilion, Ready, but will keep,

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£23.50

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£126.90 Saving £14.10

Bottle 12 x 75cl 214cs

£185.52
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Chateau Feytit Clinet, Ready, but will keep,

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£25.00

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£127.14 Saving £22.86

Bottle 12 x 75cl 229cs

£185.88
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Ch. Grand Renouil, Ready, but will keep,

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£27.95

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£150.90 Saving £16.80

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£112.74
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Chateau Nenin, For laying down,

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£31.00

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£311.88 Saving £60.12

Bottle 12 x 75cl 38cs

£233.88
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Chateau Laroque, Ready, but will keep,

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£32.00

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£318.00 Saving £66.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 209cs

£119.46
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Ch. Larcis Ducasse, For laying down,

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£213.60

Bottle 6 x 75cl 6cs

£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 1cs

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

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£484.68

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£377.88

Bottle 12 x 75cl 2cs

£360.00
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£318.00

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£252.00
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Chateau Quintus, For laying down,

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£814.80

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£624.00
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Fattoria Petrolo Galatrona, For laying down,

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£395.00
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£420.00
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Fattoria Petrolo Galatrona, For laying down,
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£376.00

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£445.00

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£725.00
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Chateau Canon, Ready, but will keep,

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£72.00

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Bottle 12 x 75cl 9cs

£587.88
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Ch. Larcis Ducasse, Ready, but will improve,

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£923.88

Bottle 12 x 75cl 2cs

£743.88

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£390.00
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Chateau La Conseillante, For laying down,

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£1,010.28

Bottle 12 x 75cl 5cs

£815.88

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

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£93.00

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Bottle 12 x 75cl 2cs

£767.88
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Chateau L'Eglise-Clinet, For laying down,

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£315.57

Bottle 3 x 75cl 1cs

£256.47

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£735.60

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£600.00

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£560.00
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Vieux Chateau Certan, For laying down,

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£649.20

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£528.00
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Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£590.00

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£600.00
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Chateau L'Evangile, For laying down,

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£714.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£582.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£675.00
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Chateau Canon, For laying down,

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£1,471.08

Bottle 12 x 75cl 17cs

£1,199.88
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Ch. Larcis Ducasse, Ready, but will improve,

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£2,407.08

Berrys' Carton

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£1,979.88
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Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£1,980.00
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Chateau Pavie, For laying down,

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£1,390.74

Bottle 6 x 75cl 47cs

£1,145.94

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Chateau Angelus, For laying down,

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£1,549.14

Bottle 6 x 75cl 4cs

£1,277.94

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,280.00
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Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,299.00
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Vieux Chateau Certan, For laying down,

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£3,415.08

Bottle 12 x 75cl 3cs

£2,819.88

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£1,707.54

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,409.94

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£2,500.00

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£2,645.00
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Chateau Ausone, For laying down,

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£1,030.20

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£852.00

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£995.00

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£1,200.00
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Chateau Lafleur, For laying down,

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£1,087.80

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£900.00

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£1,988.00
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