Merlot (Red Bordeaux) - Red Wine Making Kit (Heavy-Bodied - 13.5% PABV)

Merlot (Red Bordeaux) - Red Wine Making Kit (Heavy-Bodied - 13.5% PABV)
Merlot (Red Bordeaux) - Red Wine Making Kit (Heavy-Bodied - 13.5% PABV)
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Merlot Winemaking Kit

PABV: 13.5%

  • Volume: 16 litres (4.23 US Gallon)
  • Weeks to Make: 6 Weeks 
  • Makes: 23 LT. (6.07 US Gallons)
  • Best After Date: 8 Weeks
  • Dimensions: 9½ X 10½ X 13
  • Weight: 41.3 LBS. (18.73 KG)

Equipment Starter Pak is Not Included. *

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Merlot (mer-LOW)

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:

- Bordeaux

- Saint

- Émilion

- Pomerol

- Médoc

- Entre

- Deux-Mers 

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. 

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JB
01/10/2021
James B.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Love it but like to tweak it.

Kits are very consistent and easy to use. But I very seldom make the kits straight up I will add things like pure cocoa powder, cinnamon sticks, pepper corns and even dried hot peppers often during the initial fermentation but sometimes while aging in carboys. Use small amounts like maybe a couple of tablespoons of pepper corns for subtle but very delightful hints of flavors.

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JD
01/07/2021
John D.
Canada Canada
I recommend this product
Fast Delivery

Product received promptly. Haven't started the batch yet, as I have other Wine Lovers kits on the "go", fermenting as they should. Have previously made the Merlot, and found it very good. I enhanced the must with American Oak chips - and will do the same once I start this latest batch.

EM
01/04/2021
Edward M.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Shipping

Not sure what can be done. Both boxes of wine were leaking. They are in process now. Will see how the wine is in few months. Thanks Ed

JR
11/28/2020
james r.
United States United States
I recommend this product
shipping

the wine itself is great. the packaging sucks. the outer boxes wont hold the inner bladder when trying to pour into bucket. makes huge mess

MB
11/21/2020
Michael B.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Merlot Heavy Body

The shipping was fast and I can not wait to taste. It is my first time making a heavy bodied wine. Looks great and smells great so far!