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WHAT DOES MERLOT MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Merlot is a dark blue-coloured wine grape variety, that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines. The name Merlot is thought to be a diminutive of merle, the French name for the blackbird, probably a reference to the color of the grape. Its softness and "fleshiness", combined with its earlier ripening, makes Merlot a popular grape for blending with the sterner, later-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon, which tends to be higher in tannin. Along with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot, Merlot is one of the primary grapes used in Bordeaux wine, and it is the most widely planted grape in the Bordeaux wine regions. Merlot is also one of the most popular red wine varietals in many markets. This flexibility has helped to make it one of the world's most planted grape varieties. As of 2004, Merlot was estimated to be the third most grown variety at 260,000 hectares globally, with an increasing trend. This puts Merlot just behind Cabernet Sauvignon's 262,000 hectares. While Merlot is made across the globe, there tends to be two main styles.
The definition of Merlot in the dictionary is a black grape grown in France and now throughout the wine-producing world, used, often in a blend, for making wine. Other definition of Merlot is any of various wines made from this grape.
The translations of Merlot from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Merlot» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MERLOT» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Merlot» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Merlot» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Merlot
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MERLOT»
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Cooking with Merlot: 75 Marvelous Merlot Recipes
This is the second in the exciting series of cookbooks featuring varietal wine recipes ("Cooking With Varietals").
Barbara Ray, Norm Ray, 2003
Marilyn Merlot and the Naked Grape: Odd Wines from Around ...
Fat Bastard Chardonnay.
Peter F. May, 2006
The Merlot Murders: A Wine Country Mystery
Returning to her Virginia vineyard home after the unexpected death of her father, Lucie Montgomery is dismayed by her father's gambling debts, which are complicated by the discovery that someone had a lot to gain from her father's death and ...
Ellen Crosby, 2007
Oz Clarke's Pocket Wine Guide 2010
That's the reason Merlot has vaulted from being merely Bordeaux's red wine
support act, well behind Cabernet Sauvignon in terms of class, to being the red
wine drinker's darling, planted like fury all over the world. It is able to claim some
Oz Clarke, 2009
Merlot: A Complete Guide to the Grape and the Wines It Produces
Susy Atkins, author of Girls' Guide to Wine, demystifies everything about this popular variety in an eye-opening and practical guide that’s great for buying a bottle at home or taking on a wine-tasting trip.
Technology Literacy Applications in Learning Environments
MERLOT provides an international venue to make the digital scholarship visible,
and enables the professional community to evaluate, use, augment, and
reference in their Personal Collections. Finally, MERLOT provides documentation
for the ...
David D. Carbonara, 2005
Biochemistry of Diabetes and Atherosclerosis
The flavonoid content of red wines can differ as a function of the variety of wine
examined [3-7]. Since there is a paucity of data on the content of these
antioxidants in Merlot wine, we used high performance liquid chromatography to
James S. C. Gilchrist, Paramjit S. Tappia, Thomas Netticadan, 2003
The Only Wine Book You'll Ever Need
Red Wine Catches On in the United States The Merlot grape has a well-deserved
reputation for making soft, fruity wine—the perfect red wine for white-wine
drinkers who never got used to the tannic edge of most Cabernet Sauvignons.
Danny May, Andy Sharpe, 2004
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MERLOT»
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California Wine of the Week: Flora Springs' special occasion merlot
A lush and supple 2013 merlot from Flora Springs in Napa Valley is rich and satisfying. Presenting a bit like a cabernet sauvignon, the shot of 4 ... «Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jul 15»
WOTW: Overgaauw Merlot 2013
His passion for Merlot stems from his father, Braam, who after planting the new Italian clone back in 1979 was the first person to bottle Merlot as ... «iAfrica.com, Jul 15»
Rinaldo shifts into fourth
For years to come, every Bruins fourth line is going to be compared to the Merlot Line of Shawn Thornton, Daniel Paille and Gregory Campbell. «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
At last, an Arizona wine under $10
The red, which was just released, blends mostly Merlot with equal parts Syrah and Barbera, and some Pinot Noir to create “something that you ... «Arizona Daily Star, Jul 15»
Wine of the Week: Clos La Coutale, Cahors AOC 2013
Clos La Coutale has nearly 150 acres of vines consisting of about 80 percent cot and 20 percent merlot, which represents the blend of grapes ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
Tea Sommeliers Are The Hot New Thing In Food Pairing
Even those of us who can't tell the difference between a pinot noir and a merlot are probably familiar with the basic rule of wine pairing: white ... «KCUR, Jul 15»
Gallo buys Asti winery, Souverain brand
... part of the Alexander Valley viticultural area, and the Souverain brand of chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, merlot and cabernet sauvignon wine. «North Bay Business Journal, Jul 15»
Take a Tour of Heston Farm in Fairmont
... quality local wines that include sweet and semi-sweet farm wines, as well as premium dry Chardonnay and Merlot, aged in French oak. «WDTV, Jul 15»
Food for Thought: 'Thuggy' but tasty: Cookbook gives vegan …
... Passport Weekend and tried five award-winning wines — sangiovese, cabernet sauvignon, syrah, merlot and my favorite, a 2012 zinfandel. «Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jul 15»
Wine Time: Chateau Vartely Winemaker's Selection 2012, Moldova
A good example is this beautiful wine from Chateau Vartely, a blend of 30 percent merlot, 28 percent syrah and 42 percent of a local grape ... «The Augusta Chronicle, Jul 15»
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