black grape variety


early budding

mid ripening

prone to coulure and millerange

susceptible to botrytis bunch rot


medium to deep colour

medium acidity

medium tannins

medium alcohol

medium body

medium to pronounced intensity

strawberry, plum, blackberry


The North, Argentina

Patagonia, Argentina

New South Wales, Australia

Queensland, Australia

South Australia, Australia

Victoria, Australia

Western Australia, Australia

British Columbia, Canada

Ontario, Canada

Aconcagua, Chile

Central Valley, Chile

Southern, Chile


Bordeaux, France

South-West, France


Upper Pannon, Hungary

Pannon, Hungary

Basilicata, Italy

Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Friuli, Italy

Lazio, Italy

Lombardia, Italy

Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

Tuscany, Italy

Umbria, Italy

Auckland, New Zealand

Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Beira Atlântico, Portugal

South Africa

Andalusia, Spain

Castile and León, Spain

Catalonia, Spain

Navarre, Spain

Genève, Switzerland

Ticino, Switzerland

Far North California, United States

Central Coast California, United States

Inland Valleys, United States

New York, United States

Oregon, United States

Washington, United States

merlot grape variety amble wine