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Merlot

Everybody’s darling

Merlot is the most charming member of the Bordeaux family. It shines with rich colour, fragrant fullness, velvety tannins and sweet, plummy fruit. It even makes itself easy for the vintner, as it matures without issue in cool years as well. This is in contrast to the stricter Cabernet Sauvignon, which it complements as a blending partner. Its good qualities have made the Merlot famous worldwide. At over 100,000 hectares, it is the most-planted grape in France. It also covers large areas in California, Italy, Australia and recently in Eastern Europe. The only catch is that pure Merlot varieties rarely turn out well. Its charm is often associated with a lack of substance. Only the best specimens improve with maturity. They then develop complex notes of leather and truffles. This succeeds in the top wines from the Bordeaux appellation of Pomerol and those from Ticino, among others.

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Parker 90 Points
Château Fieuzal rouge
Only 5 Bottles
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Château L'Eglise-Clinet
Only 11 Bottles

Château L'Eglise-Clinet

AC Pomerol, 2013, 750 ml
CHF 172.–
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Parker 92 Points
Château Haut-Brion rouge
Only 12 Bottles
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Ophiuchus (Cabernet Franc, Merlot)
Only 24 Bottles
Vegan
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Parker 91 Points
Benmarco Cabernet Sauvignon
Vegan
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Boscorosso

IGT delle Venezie, Rosa Bosco, 2015, 750 ml
CHF 46.–
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Parker 98+ Points
Château Léoville-Poyferré
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Parker 91 Points
Château Saint-Pierre
Only 7 Bottles

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