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    *5R* 2019 Venica & Venica Merlot (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, IT)

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    Medium-bodied wines with more structure and a mouth-feel similar to whole milk

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    *5R* 2019 Venica & Venica Merlot (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, IT)

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    Merlot was once believed to be an indigenous varietal in Friuli by many locals, and today it is still the most widely enjoyed red at local restaurants. A brilliant ruby color, this bottle will impress with notes of tart cherry, rose petals, and black pepper all supported with vibrant acidity and grippy tannins. Pop and pour this Merlot at your next dinner party as it will pair with a wide variety of savory dishes.

    About The Varietal

    Merlot

    Merlot is a red wine grape variety that holds significant historical connections to Bordeaux and the southwestern regions of France. It is linked both to approachable, easy-drinking red wines and to the prestigious labels of Saint-Émilion and Pomerol, showcasing its versatility in producing wines of various styles and qualities.