Merlot, number 2 in terms of world acreage, is only surpassed in this respect by Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot's ideal cuvée partner. So what is Merlot? Merlot wine is dark red, Merlot is smooth, Merlot is absolute wine elite. The fruity and colour-giving Merlot from the heart of viticulture: Bordeaux. From here, the popular full-bodied red wine conquered the whole world and serves to round off many compositions.