Merlot | 13.5% Heavy-Bodied Red Winemaking Kit (16 L | 4.22 gal)

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Merlot Winemaking Kit: A Journey into Rich Flavors

Craft a Robust Merlot with Our Heavy-Bodied Winemaking Kit

Embrace the art of winemaking with our Merlot Winemaking Kit, expertly crafted for enthusiasts eager to produce their own full-flavored, heavy-bodied Merlot. This kit is a gateway to creating a wine that is both deeply satisfying and rich in taste, perfect for those who appreciate the finer nuances of a well-crafted Merlot.

Key Features:

  • Superior Quality Merlot Kit: This kit contains everything needed for a heavy-bodied, flavorful Merlot.
  • Comprehensive Package: Includes wine base, yeast, bentonite, sulfite/sorbate, and fining agents.
  • Optimal Crafting Duration: Ready in 6 weeks, ideal for those who value quality and depth in their wine.
  • Substantial Volume: Produces about 23 liters (6.07 US gallons) of premium Merlot.
  • Authentic and Pure: Made with top-quality ingredients for an authentic winemaking experience.

Tasting Notes:

  • Sweetness: Expertly balanced to highlight the natural richness of Merlot.
  • Body: Heavy-bodied, offering a dense and satisfying mouthfeel.
  • Flavor Profile: Dominated by deep plum flavors and subtle chocolate notes, ensuring a smooth and luxurious drinking experience.


Q: What does the kit include? A: The kit contains all necessary ingredients: wine base, yeast, bentonite, sulfite/sorbate, and fining agents.

Q: How long will the winemaking process take? A: It takes approximately 6 weeks from start to finish.

Q: Can beginners use this kit? A: Yes, it's designed for both beginners and experienced winemakers.

Q: What is the alcohol content of the finished wine? A: The finished wine will have an alcohol content of about 13.5% ABV.

Q: How much wine will the kit produce? A: It yields around 23 liters (6.07 gallons) of Merlot.

Q: Do I need extra equipment? A: Basic winemaking equipment is necessary and is sold separately.

Start your winemaking adventure with this Merlot Winemaking Kit and savor the process of creating a rich, heavy-bodied Merlot in the comfort of your home. Note: Winemaking equipment and additional supplies must be purchased separately.

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 30 bottles of wine
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About This Wine

Popular Wines Made From Merlot Varietal Grapes:

  • Saint-Émilion
  • Pomerol
  • Medoc
  • Red Bordeaux

These wines are often said to have a plummy taste and notes of chocolate. It’s also considered to be smooth and very easy to drink.

Merlot, which in French means The Little Blackbird, is the second most popular red grape in America. 

Taste: A soft, silky texture with flavors of strawberry, raspberry and plum, accompanied by some vegetal notes in cooler climates, which change to blackberry and black cherry, with additional chocolate and fruitcake flavors in hotter climates.

Tannin: Low to medium

Acidity: Low to medium

Age: Most should be drunk young as only the finest wines need time to develop.

Grape juice concentrate (preserved with sulphur dioxide), liquid invert sugar, tartaric acid, malic acid, citric acid, tanin, ascorbic acid. Additives (included in Wine Kit) Packet A: Bentonite, Packet B: Potassium Metabisulphite, Packet C: Potassium Sorbate, Packet D: Clearing Agent (kieselsol/chitosane), Packet of Yeast.

Wine-making in 4 easy steps

Mix the 
Juice & Yeast
for 28 Days
Add Degas 
& Clarifiers
& Enjoy

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