But for me--as, I suspect, for most New Yorkers--it was just another wine, no more special than Italian Chianti or Chilean Merlot
And there's a decent Chilean merlot
, the Unduragga '95, for only $12.
Analysis soon showed that Carmenere had been planted willy-nilly among the Merlot, and that much of Chilean Merlot
was in reality Carmenere.
As you'd expect with Chilean merlot
, alongside the smooth, well-behaved fruit there is a freshness from the clip of acidity.
Soft, supple and lively with a ruby red colour, Andara Chilean Merlot
is packed full of intense aromas of plums, black cherries, chocolate and mint.
To help celebrate National Chocolate Week, the folks at Lindt have teamed up with a master of wine to create some delicious pairings, and a Chilean merlot
was voted the best match with Lindt Excellence 70% Cocoa.
For gravies that were born from beef or lamb stock, bang in a couple of glasses of Chilean Merlot
, good Aussie Shiraz or Californian Cabernet during reduction then just splash a swiglet in before serving.
We need to persuade those folk who tried Chilean Merlot
10 years ago to experiment with other things.
On Friday and Saturdays it runs steak nights, with two sirloin steaks with chips and veg, plus a bottle of Chilean Merlot
or Chilean Sauvignon Blanc for pounds 35.
1 glass of fruity white wine (a Chilean merlot
49 [pounds sterling] it may be a little overpriced given the competitive set for Chilean Merlot
but it is a good example of the style.
This fact should be conveyed to your buyers, along with the fact that Chilean merlot
is generally a more flavorful wine than California merlot of the same price mainly because the Chilean product probably isn't merlot
This fact should be conveyed to your customers, along with the fact that Chilean merlot
is generally a more flavorful wine than California merlot of the same price, mainly because the Chilean product probably isn't merlot
So dust off that paella recipe, light the candles and pour the Chilean merlot
- if you can't make the magic happen with this sexy soundtrack, you need a serious make-over.
99 at Majestic, where minimum purchase rules apply) This Chilean merlot
contains a sophisticated, earthy depth to underpin the grape's customary cherry fruit and then embellishes it with touches of clove, vanilla, damson and raspberry.