Merlot | 11.5% Medium-Bodied Red Winemaking Kit (5.2 L | 1.37 gal)
MAKES 23 L | 6 US GALLONS
Merlot red wines are soft and silky and are an easy wine to drink. Merlot wines come from the region of Bordeaux France. This red wine is full-bodied with a fruit-forward flavor.
Taste: A soft, silky texture with flavors of strawberry, raspberry and plum, accompanied by some vegetal notes in cooler climates, which change to blackberry and black cherry, with additional chocolate and fruitcake flavors in hotter climates.
Tannin: Low to medium
Acidity: Low to medium
Age: Most should be drunk young as only the finest wines need time to develop.
Wines Made From This Grape:
Ingredients: Grape juice concentrate (preserved with sulphur dioxide), liquid invert sugar, tartaric acid, malic acid, citric acid, tanin, ascorbic acid. Additives (included in Wine Kit) Packet A: Bentonite, Packet B: Potassium Metabisulphite, Packet C: Potassium Sorbate, Packet D: Clearing Agent (kieselsol/chitosane), Packet of Yeast.