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As a varietal, it makes wines that are soft and subtle, yet substantial (say that very fast while swooshing the wine in your mouth). The finest Merlots possess great depth, complexity and longevity. Important Things to Know In the M[e]doc and other regions of Bordeaux, Merlot is used as an elegant and mellowing component in Cabernet Sauvignon. In the St. Emilion and Pomerol regions of Bordeaux, Merlot is the star, usually comprising 60[nd]80 percent of the blend, and produces complex, velvety, and sometimes frightfully expensive wines.

But don't get too complacent[md]there are still many grape varieties to consider. While many of these grapes became famous by turning up in the right place[md]that is, in a famous wine named after a wine place name, such as Corton-Charlemagne[md]they became popular in their own right, and appear on wine bottles named as varietal wines. White grapes are listed here first, then reds. It's not an order of rank or preference, just a convenience. (c)The Most Popular White Grape Varieties Most white wines are made from white grapes.

Lb] Appellation d'Origine Contro[af]le[as]e (or AOC). The highest tier. " For example: Appellation Bordeaux Contro[af]le[as]e indicates a wine from the Bordeaux region. These wines range from mid-premium to noble in quality. [lb] Vin De[as]limite[as] de Qualite[as] Supe[as]rieur (VDQS). The second highest tier, translates as demarcated wine of superior quality. These wines range from simple-premium to premium in quality. [lb] Vins de Pays. Literally, country wines. On the label, the phrase is always followed by a place name - however, it's more of a generic place name, generally encompassing a much larger area than the places named in the two higher tiers.

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