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Learn About Merlot: What Is Merlot, How to Pair Merlot, and Where Merlot Grows

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 4, 2021 • 6 min read

Merlot, used primarily as a blending grape in traditional Bordeaux wine, has now become dominant as a wine in its own right. Merlot is a great introductory wine thanks to its smooth finish and ability to pair with many types of food.