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Merlot is among those varieties that ripen somewhat late. It is grown in virtually all major wineproducing areas, including Valais.

It prefers vine parcels that are not too dry. Its ideal growing conditions are clay soils, often at the base of slopes.

The grape is a member of the Cabernet family, with supple and silky tannins.

It is popular thanks to its dark colour with violet highlights, its vinous character, and its aromas of wild berries and chocolate.

It is a charming wine on its own but when blended with others the body and suaveness it offers are incomparable.

Serve at 14°-16°C

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