Best Merlot In Kenya

What is a Merlot?

Merlot is a dark blue–colored 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

Best Merlot In Kenya

Merlot wine brands in Kenya

13% ABV. gran verano merlot.

14% ABV. Asara Merlot. KES 3,500.

13% ABV. El chivo merlot. KES 1,600.

13% ABV. casillero del diablo merlot. KES 2,195.

13% ABV. Quereu merlot. KES 1,900.

13% ABV. Chateau Tuilerie Pages Bordeaux. KES 3,899.

11% ABV. Canti Merlot. KES 1,900.

13% ABV. 14 Hands Hot to Trot. KES 2,380.

Is Merlot a sweet or bitter wine?

Merlot tends to be a bit fruitier tasting than a Cab, but this doesn’t mean it’s a sweet wine. In fact, Merlot is considered a dry wine due to the tannin levels in the wine, but the flavor profile tends to lean towards fruits like berries, along with some earthy overtones like vanilla, clove, and mocha.

Is Merlot high in alcohol?

The alcohol in Merlot depends on where it’s grown, as climate influences ripeness, which influences alcohol levels.

 Merlot from cooler regions like France often have 13–14% alcohol by volume (abv), but can approach 14.5% when it is grown in a warmer climate such as California, Chile, and Australia.

Is Merlot a healthy red wine?

Merlot is another dry red rich in resveratrol antioxidants. Notably, drinking Merlot in moderation improves gut health, prevents heart disease, and lowers the risk of blood clotting by increasing good HDL cholesterol levels.