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Oxford dictionary definition of the word Merlot:
noun (sometimes not capital)
a black grape grown in France and now throughout the wine-producing world, used, often in a blend, for making wine
any of various wines made from this grape
from French merlot, literally: young blackbird, diminutive of merlemerle1, probably alluding to the colour of the grape
Example Sentences Including ‘Merlot’
Brokenwood Cricket Pitch 1998 Oddbins, £8.99 An odd blend of Merlot , Cabernet Sauvignon and then Shiraz.
GLASGOW HERALD (2001)
Chilean Merlot was melting through my veins, dissolving my innards.
Edward Docx THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
Deakin Select Merlot 1999, £5.49 (£1.50 off); deep, round, oaky Australian.
TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES (2001)