Chateau La Colline Merlot 2005

Merlot from France

Price: $12.99
Item No. 100769
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

This wine has a very deep intense colour, nearly ink due to the excellent ripeness of the grapes. The nose exodus warm aromas of confit black currants and strawberries. In the mouth the wine opens up ample to balanced classy tannins and finishes with a return of fruit.

Learn About Chateau La Colline

La Colline is a small boutique vineyard and winery in South West of France. We specialize in, and have established our reputation around the globe for the quality of our Merlot and Semillon based wines.

We are dedicated to development of quality, affordable, and reliable wines that bring happiness and pleasure to our customers.

Learn About Other French

Vin de Pays (vahn duh peh-YEE) One of the lower levels in the French Classification system, Vin de Pays is an intermediary wine, created for vineyards who were not quite AC, but vastly superior to Vin de Table wine. Vin de Pays has restrictions similar to the AC, but on a lesser scale. Regulations include specified region, minimum alcohol level and grape varieties. The wine also...

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Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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