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Ch Haut Cardinal St Emilion Grand Cru 750ml

St Emilion, Bordeaux, France- 100% Merlot Saint Emilion Grand Cru is rare for an area dominated by blends, but this wine classic in its profile, driven by red fruts and a smooth texture. The balance and elegance carried by this full bodied right bank red is delicious and complex.

COUNTRY / STATE
REGION
APPELLATION
WINE TYPE
VARIETAL
STYLE
Concentrated
ABV
14%
TASTE
Raspberry, Blackberry, Cedar
BODY
Medium-bodied
SKU
174547750-1

Ch Haut Cardinal St Emilion Grand Cru 750ml

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OVERVIEW

Winemakers love Merlot grapes because they are easy to grow and quick to ripen. Casual wine drinkers appreciate that Merlot wines can be soft and approachable, with delicious dark fruit flavors. In Merlot blends, the grapes add a moderating influence, providing measured tannins, soft texture, medium acidity and medium alcohol. Accordingly, Merlot balances the more rustic and herbaceous qualities of Cabernet Sauvignon, a frequent blending partner.

Merlot can also make complex, full-bodied and concentrated wines with grippy tannins and aging potential. Many connoisseurs consider the best Merlot wine to come from Bordeaux’s Right Bank, where the varietal predominates in wines from St.-Émilion, Pomerol and other renowned appellations. Merlot is also blended to excellent effect with the other red Bordeaux varieties, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.