Merlot


Found 110 Wines for sale.

2013 Matua Valley Hawkes Bay Merlot

2013 Matua Valley Hawkes Bay Merlot

Hawkes Bay is producing some lovely red wines, and this merlot from Matua is at the right price if you want to dip your toe in the Hawkes Bay waters. It's a fruity, easy going style of wine - just like the New Zealanders themselves - and shows buc...

Cracka rating80
Region: Hawke's Bay
2013 Angove Organic Merlot

2013 Angove Organic Merlot

No 'nasties' and plenty of 'feel good' factor is the theme with this bright, easygoing merlot from Angove. The grapes are from the organically-grown (and rather large!) Nanya vineyard in the Riverland, and shows lots of juicy plums and dark cherri...

Cracka rating80
Region: Riverland
2005 Chapman Grove Margaret River Merlot

2005 Chapman Grove Margaret River Merlot

Some people give Merlot a very hard time, but not me – I love it for its soft, seductive style. This is a very stylish Merlot that is supple and seriously drinkable. A very serious wine for the price.

Cracka rating90
Region: Margaret River
2013 Cottle Bay Merlot

2013 Cottle Bay Merlot

We're still not quite sure where Cottle Bay is (somewhere near Cottlesoe?) but it surely is the home of generous, easy-drinking wines. This Merlot fits that bill perfectly, a soft plummy red with no sharp edges and boatloads of generous fruit.

Cracka rating60
Region: SA Other
2013 Richmond Park Merlot

2013 Richmond Park Merlot

Those Americans go absolutely bonkers for merlot - they love the stuff, and so do we. That's because it has powerful luscious, easy drinking fruit flavour without the oomph of Shiraz and Cabernet. This little number from Cottle Bay has ripe cherry...

Cracka rating70
Region: SA Other
2010 Coldstream Hills Merlot

2010 Coldstream Hills Merlot

Although it is not produced every year, it is a mighty fine drop when it does appear. 2010 was a cracking vintage in the Yarra Valley, and this cheeky little merlot shows lots of black cherries and plums on the nose, together with generous sniffs ...

Cracka rating80
Region: Yarra Valley
2013 Sandalford Element Merlot

2013 Sandalford Element Merlot

What are the essential elements for a good wine? Value, drinkability and satisfaction? You’ll get all that and more with the elements range from Sandalford. This generous and seductive Merlot shows the classic plum aromas of the variety and offers...

Cracka rating70
Region: Margaret River
2013 Dandelion Vineyards Damsel of The Barossa Merlot

2013 Dandelion Vineyards Damsel of The Barossa Merlot

The Dandelion Vineyards comprises of a collection of vignerons and winemakers on a mission to produce the best examples of varieties and the regions that suit them. This is a Merlot that really delivers on its promise to over-deliver. In this inca...

Cracka rating80
Region: Barossa Valley
2014 Deakin Estate Merlot

2014 Deakin Estate Merlot

The Merlot conundrum continues to plague the nation, lots of wine folk say Australia don’t do it well but judging by consumer demand we beg to differ. Deakin know how to do good Merlot and here’s the evidence; an easy-drinking red that would work ...

Cracka rating60
Region: Murray Darling
2012 Philip Shaw The Conductor Merlot

2012 Philip Shaw The Conductor Merlot

Not many would associate the Orange region in NSW with merlot, but the fact is they have been turning out pretty spiffy merlots for a while courtesy of makers like Bloodwood and Philip Shaw. This offering is quite a fruity number, with oak playing...

Cracka rating80
Region: Orange
2009 Canonbah Bridge Ram's Leap Merlot

2009 Canonbah Bridge Ram's Leap Merlot

With grapes grown in semi-desert conditions near Dubbo and vineyard maintenance attended to by sheep, this could all seem a little odd. On the other hand, how Australian can you get! This merlot represents the mid-level of Canonbah Bridge Wines, a...

Cracka rating70
Region: Riverina
2012 Cuttaway Hill Merlot

2012 Cuttaway Hill Merlot

Direct from the picturesque Southern Highlands of NSW comes this soft and fruity merlot. Aromas of fleshy black fruits and plums run around the nostrils, whilst the palate is medium-bodied, smooth and sweetly-fruited, with a plummy centre, a lick ...

Cracka rating70
2012 Swartland Serengeti Merlot

2012 Swartland Serengeti Merlot

This juicy merlot out of South Africa weighs in at 13.5%, and shows truck-loads of plums, mocha, Ribena and toasted vanilla on the nose, whilst the palate is more medium-bodied and fleshy fruited, with gentle tannins, friendly acidity, and a smoot...

Cracka rating70
Region: South Africa
2013 Cork Cutters Adelaide Hills Merlot

2013 Cork Cutters Adelaide Hills Merlot

This merlot out of the Adelaide Hills is quite a sultry, medium-bodied minx that has a splash of cab sav and petit verdot in the mix for added structure and colour. Smells of plums, violets and crushed leaves waft out of the glass, along with a sl...

Cracka rating70
Region: Adelaide Hills
2010 Irvine Wines Springhill Merlot

2010 Irvine Wines Springhill Merlot

Irvine has been responsible for making some of Australia’s best Merlot for well over a decade. The Springhill is an everyday Merlot that’s primed for your next barbecue or BYO as it works with pasta, pizza and even Indian. This is made with fruit ...

Cracka rating90
Region: Eden Valley
2013 Grand Sud Merlot (1000ml)

2013 Grand Sud Merlot (1000ml)

Translated, Grand Sud means 'Big south', and why not! It comes in a bloody big bottle from the south of France! It's a fruity, ripe style of wine that displays smells of raspberries and red cherries on the nose, whilst the palate is smooth, lush a...

Cracka rating70
Region: Southern France
2013 Wyndham Estate Bin 999 Merlot

2013 Wyndham Estate Bin 999 Merlot

Here's a 'loose change' special from Wyndham Estate that would be perfect with spaghetti and meatballs. Medium-bodied and juicy, there are smells and flavours of fleshy plums, raspberries and soft spice, all wrapped up in soft tannins and friendly...

Cracka rating80
Region: Hunter Valley
2013 Pepper Tree Wrattonbully Merlot

2013 Pepper Tree Wrattonbully Merlot

Merlot gets a bad wrap in this country, some say it lacks varietal character, others say it’s thin, weedy and lacking in structure and length. There are some winemakers who can disprove this theory by making examples that deliver everything we lov...

Cracka rating90
Region: Wrattonbully
2011 Terre del Noce Merlot

2011 Terre del Noce Merlot

Here is a bargain wine from Italy that is smooth and easy drinking. It's a lightly-oaked style that shows lots of red cherry and plums on the nose, with the merest hint of mocha. The palate is medium-bodied and soft, with a sweet plummy middle, li...

Cracka rating80