Merlot – is a dark blue-coloured wine grape variety, that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines. The name Merlot is thought to be a diminutive of merle, the French name for the blackbird, probably a reference to the color of the grape.
Sweetness: bone dry
Tannins: medium to high
Body: medium-full body
Acidity: medium acidity
Merlot perfect with grilled fish dishes, shellfish, salt cod.