With softer tannins than its Bordeaux partner Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot is an easy-drinking variety that is widely grown in South Africa. The wine has strong red fruit notes – think cherries, plums, red berries and even fruitcake. Certain Merlots will have an herbal aroma, and still others are fuller, with flavours of coffee and chocolate.


Amani Merlot


Amani Merlot 1 X 750ml Bottle The Merlot shows a sweet, ripe black cherry fruit expression fused with yellow spice, nutmeg and lime for freshness. The Merlot’s palate entrance shows a smooth ripe tannin impression followed by fruit concentration...

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Anthonij Rupert

Anthonij Rupert Merlot


Anthonij Rupert Merlot 1 X 750ml Bottle The vineyards selected for the Anthonij Rupert wines are chosen from vines planted on very specific sites and soil types. The canopies of each block and the final yield of each site was managed precisely to...

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Backsberg Wine

Backsberg Kosher Merlot


Backsberg Kosher Merlot 1 X 750ml Bottle The wine display aromas of raspberry and red plums. Succulent sweet fruit flavours and finely coated tannins. SPECIAL NOTE: The wine is Muvushal and kosher for Passover. Made under the auspices of the Cape...

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Backsberg Wine

Backsberg Premium Merlot

R115.00 R99.00

Backsberg Merlot 2014 1 X 750ml Bottle Pungent aromas of raspberry and red plums are tempered by the deft use of French oak maturation. The palate is redolent with succulent, sweet fruit flavours and finely coated in ripe mouth filling tannins. Smokey...

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Boschendal Wine

Boschendal 1685 Merlot


Boschendal 1685 Merlot 1 X 750ml Bottle Very attractive vibrant ruby depth of colour with typical dominant red cherry and fleshy plum fruit perfectly completed by slick underlying spicy oak and savoury richness all supported by supple ripe tannins...

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Boschkloof Merlot


Boschkloof Merlot 1 X 750ml Bottle Deep ruby red colour.  A very attractive complex nose with aromas of coffee , cigar-box, choclate and wild berry. Palate full of ripe plum and sweet berry fruit, fine soft tannins. Good structure and balance, and...

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Cloof Wines

Cloof Merlot

R135.00 R109.00

Cloof Merlot 1 X 750ml Bottle First time ever that Cloof has produced a 100% Merlot in its range. The unique style and quality of Cloof Wine is directly attributed to the fruit produced by the vineyards. Most of these are dryland bush vines, which...

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Clos Malverne

Clos Malverne Merlot


Clos Malverne Merlot 1 X 750ml Bottle ORIGINFrom selected vineyards in the prime red wine growing area of the Devon Valley near Stellenbosch.CLIMATEMediterranean - summers are warm and dry, whilst sea breezes from the nearby False Bay cool the vineyards...

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Creation Wines

Creation Merlot


Creation Merlot 1 X 750ml Bottle Multi-facetted, like a finely cut ruby in the glass – with a bounty of fruity, spicy aromas to invite you in. On the palate, rewarding dark chocolate and mocha combine with generous ripe berry flavours,...

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D'aria Merlot

R120.00 R105.00

D'aria Merlot 1 X 750ml Bottle VINIFICATION: The grapes are picked by hand and undergo further sorting at the cellar. Fermentation takes place in 15 000-litre stainless steel tanks. The wine is then matured for nine months in small French oak...

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