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Merlot grapes (5th of 6)

Merlot grapes

Merlot is an early-ripening, cool-climate grape of moderate vigour. It produces large bunches of thick-skinned, blue-black berries.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Viticulture - Grape varieties', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008