Month: September 2022

What Does Merlot Taste Like? (Everything You Should Know)

The Merlot typically has a soft, smooth taste with pleasant black cherry flavors. This dry, red wine is popular for its rich, fruity tones, pronounced yet delicate tannins (wines with high tannins can be described as bitter and astringent), with moderate acidity and a chocolatey or mocha finish.  The Merlot is the most planted wine …

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Which is Sweeter: Chardonnay or Merlot? (Key Differences)

Merlot and Chardonnay are dry wines, which means they have little to no residual sugar content, so the question of which is “sweeter” is not easily answered. Both are varieties of wine meant for drinkers who prefer dryness over sweetness; however, that’s not to say these wines are wholly astringent or bitter. The Merlot and …

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