Friday, April 18, 2014
A fresh look at Merlot
Of course, Merlot is what it is. Most wine geeks aren't going to have our tastes affected by a funny line in a movie; and that includes the screen writers and directors, who had the same character later going gaga over Chateau Cheval Blanc, a Right Bank Bordeaux that's predominantly Merlot and Cab Franc, another variety that he disdained.
So for this month's Wine Focus in our online WineLovers Discussion Group, we're seeking to give this much abused grape a second chance.
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