Moscato vs. Merlot: The Untold Similarities, Differences & Selection Critera

You simply cannot choose which wine is better. It all depends on the situation. Moscato, the sparkling Italian wine, with its sweet fruity, and floral flavors of Peaches and Orange Blossom, goes well as a light drink during the day. Merlot, on the other hand, a dry red wine with its velvety plummy taste layered… Continue reading Moscato vs. Merlot: The Untold Similarities, Differences & Selection Critera

Riesling vs Merlot

Riesling and Merlot are two very different but great wines that anyone might enjoy. Riesling is a traditional white German wine that is more of a category of wine than one type of wine. Merlot is a dry French red wine that has commercial success around the world, but especially in North America. Is Riesling… Continue reading Riesling vs Merlot

What does Merlot taste like?

The world’s second most planted red grape variety, Merlot produces rich reddish-purple colored wines. These wines have the taste of dark fruits such as: black cherries blackberry plum raspberry typically with a chocolatey finish Although Merlot is originally from the Bordeaux region of France, the grape variety is now grown in wine regions across the… Continue reading What does Merlot taste like?

Which is Sweeter: Merlot or Shiraz?

In general, both Merlot and Shiraz wines have only trace amounts of residual sugar. This means the actual sugar content is negligent. Merlot can still taste a bit sweeter because it’s lighter in body, whereas Shiraz often has bold, masculine flavors. Although Merlot and Shiraz aren’t the driest reds available by far, they also aren’t… Continue reading Which is Sweeter: Merlot or Shiraz?