DetailsWonderfully fruity, crisply refreshing and bursting with fruit, Tropical Bliss™ Raspberry Merlot is the perfect sipping wine for a summer’s day.
Aromas of fresh raspberries merge with the red fruit, berry and cherry from the Merlot grape. Rich and medium bodied, it explodes with luscious raspberry flavor and is perfectly balanced between ripe raspberry tartness and a luscious, off-dry finish.
Ready to drink in only four weeks, it’s robust enough for barbecue or red meat, but drinkable on it's own--or with friends!
Wine Kit Yield: 6 gallons
- Details & Instructions
Wine Recipe Type Merlot Type Red Origin - Body Medium Sweetness Sweet
4.7 / 5.015 ReviewsJune 3, 2019Purchased
10 months agoExactly what it says it is.Don't know how people are saying this is a dry wine? Maybe they add the fruit essence bag during fermentation. My wife and I are not wine snobs so this fruity sweet wine was perfect for us. Finished at 8.25%. Everyone has enjoyed this delicious wine and makes perfect spritzers.May 27, 2019Purchased
5 months agoOne of my favorite kits that I have made. Nice blend of Merlot and Raspberries. I'm going to throw some oak and a little tannin in on my next batch.April 22, 2019Purchased
7 months agoTropical BlissI'm brewing it right now so won't know how it turns out for a while. A bit different additives and instructions than what I'm used to so we shall see, I WILL make it drinkable however, regardless.April 12, 2019Purchased
8 months agoRaspberry MerlotBottled it today and it is very nice!March 9, 2019Purchased
8 months agoJanuary 25, 2019Purchased
12 months agoOutstandingThis is my ultimate favorite wine kit! Since I have found this one I have not made anything else in red wine. Everyone who tries it loves it and it makes a great gift idea.December 27, 2018Purchased
11 months agoEveryone loves it!We made 6 months ago and have been giving to friends as gifts. Everyone, even the people who don't care for wine, love it and are asking for another bottle. East drinking, great flavor and easy to make. We are going to be making a second batch soon!!September 1, 2018Purchased
1 year agoNice kit...but tartI am slightly disappointed with my finished product. I think it tastes a little watered down and it is rather tart. The directions were very easy to follow but when I topped off my fermentor my SG was lower than the 1.056 - 1.058 the directions recommended. I should have only topped off my fermentor to 5.5 gallons or added some more sugar. I'm hoping the taste will get better with age. Other than that, I am very happy with the kit...I am just not a fan of how tart the finished product is.February 11, 2018very easy and well likedI would recommend this to anyone that likes fruit wine. Very easy to follow instructions. Kit is all inclusive and finished wine is well liked by guests.June 12, 2017Purchased
over 2 years ago
- Customer Q&A
Browse 3 questions Browse 3 questions and 13 answersWould you recommend backsweetening for this wine? I'm worried it will be too sweet if I do so.BEST ANSWER: It came out too sweet. I back blended it with a bland white wine 'failure'. Some of my friends liked it the way it was..others said it tasted too much like fruit juice. Wine is unpredictable when home brewed. It's part of the fun :-) Here in New Jersey we can't 'share' so I only do wine tastings. Sometimes it takes a few glasses before they determine whether they like it or not.What is the shipping weight of these kits?BEST ANSWER: These kits are about 16 lbs. -Mike W, Midwest SuppliesWhat is included in the box?BEST ANSWER: These wine kits will all contain the main juice bag, all the stabilizing and clarifying additives, yeast, and the flavor/sweetener pack that is added late in the process. The only things needed are the equipment to ferment it, the water to add to the kit, and possibly some additional metabisulphite, if you mean to keep them around for a longer time. -Mike W, Midwest Supplies