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

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Washington State Merlot Winemaking Kit: Master the Art of Red Wine Crafting

Dive into craft winemaking with the Washington State Merlot Winemaking Kit. This robust kit, a product of Canada, is designed to craft a heavy-bodied, 13.5% ABV red wine, offering a rich and immersive winemaking experience. Perfect for enthusiasts and experienced vintners, this kit simplifies creating a luxurious Merlot, renowned for its depth and complexity.  

Key Features:

  • Alcohol Content: 13.5% ABV - Ideal for a full-flavored Merlot.
  • Volume: 16 L (4.22 gallons) - Sufficient for a generous batch.
  • Production Time: 6 Weeks - A swift journey from kit to glass.
  • Yield: 23 L (6.07 gallons) - Enough to savor and share.
  • Dimensions: 9½ x 10½ x 13 inches - Compact for easy storage.
  • Weight: 41.3 lbs (18.73 kg) - Hefty yet manageable.
  • Kit Contents: Includes Wine Base, Yeast, Bentonite, Sulphite/Sorbate, and Fining Agents - Everything you need for a premium winemaking experience.

Tasting Notes:

Craft a Merlot that tantalizes the palate with its perfect balance of flavors and textures:

  • Sweetness: Skillfully balanced to highlight Merlot's natural flavors.
  • Acidity: Just right to enhance the wine’s freshness.
  • Tannin: Robust, adding structure and depth.
  • Alcohol: Harmoniously blended, contributing to the wine's body.
  • Body: Heavy, offering a rich, velvety mouthfeel.


Q: How long does the winemaking process take? A: Complete your Merlot in just 6 weeks.

Q: What's the expected alcohol content? A: Achieve a satisfying 13.5% ABV.

Q: Is additional equipment necessary? A: Yes, essential winemaking equipment is required and sold separately.

Q: Can beginners use this kit effectively? A: Definitely, it's user-friendly for all skill levels.

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

Q: Is the kit suitable for aging the wine? A: Yes, the Merlot benefits from aging for enhanced complexity.

Experience the pleasure of crafting a distinguished Washington State Merlot with this comprehensive kit. Whether for personal enjoyment or sharing with friends, this winemaking kit promises an exceptional journey into the essence of red wine crafting.


every kit makes up to
 30 bottles of wine
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About This Wine

Washington State Merlot was created to enjoy now, or for many years to come as it will age gracefully. This wine is soft and inviting with a layered finish that lasts. The palate is rich, but not heavy with black cherry and boysenberry fruit flavors.

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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mickbronk@gmail.com Brancato
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Washington Merlot - Heavy body

I cannot wait to start this wine kit. I have made the CA heavy-body Merlot and at bottle age of 6 months it is excellent. Can't wait to try this the Washington Merlot!