Its softness and fleshiness makes Merlot a popular grape for blending with the later-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon, without the bite of tannins.
Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety which originates from the Bordeaux region of France.
Chardonnay can taste semi-sweet or sour, heady or light.
Chardonnay is a green-skinned grape variety used to make white wine.
It originated in the Burgundy wine region of eastern France but is now grown wherever wine is produced. It can take on various styles, from crisp mineral wines to wines with oak and tropical fruit flavors.
Our knowledgeable staff and longevity in the business enables us to source out the best deals on hard to find wines, some of which may be unavailable anywhere else.
Bottle Barn is committed to delivering the very best quality and selection at the absolute best value.
If you have any questions or are interested in a quote on a particular type of wine, please visit our special orders section.
You can also give us a call at (701) 237-6340 or send us an email.Merlot is a darkly blue-colored wine grape that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines.Merlot-based wines are usually medium-bodied with hints of berry, plum and currant.It is typically a light to medium-bodied, crisp, dry and refreshing white wine with noticeable acidity.Its wide range of flavors vary from herbal to veggie, grass, hay and mineral tones, to citrus and tropical. Cabernet-like Merlots and Cabernet Sauvignon pair well with similar foods, like grilled and charred meats, whereas softer, fruitier Cabernet share many of the same food-pairing affinities with Pinot noir.For example, pair a flavorful Pepper Steak with a spicy, bold red Zinfandel. Foods with rich, cream sauces go well with a rich Chardonnay.