merlotMerlot red variety of French origin, Bordeaux region, introduced in all wine-growing countries in the world.

It is a vigorous variety with a good adaptation to the production area of the Denomination of Origin La Mancha, requiring fresh lands. It is of early sprouting, being sensitive to the spring frosts and to mildew.

The bunches are cylindrical, of a medium size, with blackish blue grapes. The skin is thick with juicy pulp of pleasant flavour. It produces very aromatic wines.