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Merlot (Alexander's Sun Country Concentrates)

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Merlot (Alexander's Sun Country Concentrates)

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Merlot grapes are one of the most grown grape varieties around the world. You will taste black cherry with a subtle spice note, and a smooth texture with this wine. This concentrated juice (68 Brix) will make an excellent wine on its own, or blend it with another fruit or Alexander's Concentrate for a truly unique wine. Other ingredients you will need: Campden Tablets, Yeast Nutrient, Bentonite, Wine Yeast, Acid Blend, and Sparkalloid or other clarifier. Use One 46 oz. can for 2.5 gallons.
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Good for those who like Merlot
Quick and easy Merlot. It's up to you how you want it to taste. Very simple instructions.
April 29, 2018
6 months ago
merlot sucks buy a box of franzia
sucks so far but it is probably too early as still in secondary
April 19, 2018
7 months ago
dunno and it might be gone before I bottle it.
This is a lovely wine, easily brewed and I sneak a cup at a time, Strictly for Quality control purposes! I hope there is some left for bottling!
February 11, 2018
9 months ago
Need a little more
I've used this concentrate a few times. 3 cans should be the minimum for 5 gallons if you age in a barrel. If you want more body... then added another can. The supplied recipe does work, but I have my own for this for my own liking.
November 24, 2016
1 year ago
Great tasting, and SOOO easy
Its been over three years since we bottled this, and recently popped one, DELICIOUS!!!! Super easy instructions to follow, even for experienced brewers, the was still fun, i purchased as a gift/starter pack for my wife.
August 4, 2016
Excellent Quality at a Good Price
I always use a can of Alexander's Merlot to my red fruit wines.
July 30, 2016
A great Merlot
I used this merlot concentrate to make 5 gallons of wine. i used 3 cans ,fermented it ,racked it 3 times. I let it develop for a year and it came out great. Hase a great flavor, smooth taste,deep,dark, red color and has been getting exlent reviews. My second bath is 3 mounths into ageing and will start another in 3 mounths.Wish i hadn't waited a year to start second bath.
April 11, 2015
targeted flavor
The Alexanders concentrates are above par. I can get the specific flavor I want to target in my wine. One can makes a quality one gallon Merlot. This quality concentrate benefits form aging and I let it go 15-18 months before tasting.
March 19, 2014
Expensive but worth it
Adding it to a Merlot kit will greatly improve the wine, making it thicker and full of flavor. One can for a 6 gallon kit is all that's needed.
January 29, 2014
Good base stock for wine
Three cans makes a thick luxurious wine, full of flavor and aroma. Use a French oak spiral for extra tannins and flavor and you have yourself a top flight Merlot._x000D_
November 9, 2013
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