Washington State Merlot | 7% Light-Bodied Red Winemaking Kit (4.8 L | 1.26 gal)

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Washington State Merlot Winemaking Kit: Craft a Delightful Light-Bodied Red Wine

Discover the joy of winemaking with the Washington State Merlot Winemaking Kit. This kit, a fine product of Canada, is specially designed for crafting a light-bodied red wine with a 7% potential alcohol by volume. It's perfect for those who enjoy Merlot's lighter, more refreshing style. With this kit, you can produce 23 liters (6.07 US gallons) of wine, starting from a base volume of 4.8 liters (1.27 US gallons), all within a manageable four-week timeframe.

Kit Features:

  • Alcohol Content: A light 7% ABV, suitable for a light-bodied wine.
  • Volume: 4.8 liters (1.27 US gallons) kit, producing up to 23 liters.
  • Winemaking Time: Ready in just 4 weeks.
  • Dimensions: Efficiently sized at 6¼ x 6½ x 14 inches.
  • Weight: Lightweight and easy to handle at 15 lbs (6.8 kg).
  • Includes: Wine Base, Yeast, Bentonite, Sulphite/Sorbate, and Fining Agents for a full winemaking experience.

Tasting Notes:

Create a Merlot that's perfect for easy drinking and casual enjoyment:

  • Sweetness: Gently sweet, capturing the essence of the Merlot grape.
  • Acidity: Well-balanced, adding a refreshing crispness.
  • Tannin: Light, contributing to the wine’s smoothness.
  • Alcohol: Modest at 7%, making for a lighter wine.
  • Body: Light-bodied, offering a pleasant and easy-drinking experience.


Q: How long will it take to make the wine? A: Ready to enjoy in a short 4-week period.

Q: What is the expected alcohol content? A: Approximately 7% ABV.

Q: Is additional equipment needed? A: Basic winemaking tools are required, sold separately.

Q: Is the kit suitable for beginners? A: Yes, it's designed for easy use by winemakers of all skill levels.

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

Step into the world of home winemaking with the Washington State Merlot Winemaking Kit. Whether you're a first-time winemaker or a seasoned enthusiast, this kit provides everything you need to craft a delightful light-bodied Merlot, perfect for any occasion. Enjoy the process of creating your own wine, showcasing the unique characteristics of a Washington State Merlot.

every kit makes up to
 30 bottles of wine
make wine for less than $3 a bottle
award winning 
flavours in every kit
customize your batch with our unique flavours + enhancers

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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