- a dark-blue grape used in winemaking, especially in the Bordeaux region of France and in areas of Italy, Switzerland, and California.
Origin of Merlot
Examples from the Web for merlot
Contemporary Examples of merlot
He ordered a glass of Merlot and I gave him, as a gift, the audio version of my memoir for which I had done the reading.Pablo Schreiber on His New Off-Broadway Play
February 1, 2011
We had over 175 tons picked and in by September 25, so we only had four small lots of Merlot left when the rains came.An Old-Fashioned Wine Harvest
October 18, 2010
When treated with respect, Merlot outperforms Cab for both quality and value.The Great Cabernet Ripoff
July 14, 2009
Historical Examples of merlot
The best Bordeaux wine de ctes is made with the grape called noir de pressac, the bochet, and the merlot.Memoranda on Tours, Touraine and Central France.
J. H. Holdsworth
- a black grape grown in France and now throughout the wine-producing world, used, often in a blend, for making wine
- any of various wines made from this grape