Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Grenache Pinot Noir Tempranillo Sangiovese

Another of the famous Bordeaux reds, has only recently become popular in Australia. Merlots are characterised by soft rose-petal-like flavours and lovely subtle palate. Historically, Merlot has been blended with Cabernet Sauvignon to produce a softer easy drinking wine, however straight Merlot red wines are now becoming increasingly popular and are a great style of wine to introduce people to the enjoyment of red wine.