Discover the grape variety: Merlot
Merlot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small to medium sized bunches, and medium sized grapes. Merlot noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Armagnac, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Beaujolais, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey.
Informations about the Winery Büchler
The Winery Büchler is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 5 wines for sale in the of Pfalz to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Pfalz
Pfalz is a key wine producing region in western Germany, located between the Rhein/Rhine river and the low-lying Haardt mountain range (a natural continuation of the Alsatian Vosges). It covers a rectangle of land 45 miles (75km) Long and 15 miles (25km) wide. To the North Lies Rheinhessen; to the South, the French border and Alsace. In terms of both quality and quantity, Pfalz is one of Germany's most important regions, and one which shows great promise for the future.
News related to this wine
Tributes paid to Paul Pender
Canada’s wine community is mourning the sudden loss of beloved Ontario winemaker Paul Pender. Passing away at the age of just 54, Pender died ‘unexpectedly under tragic circumstances’ on 4 February, 2022, as announced by sister wineries Tawse and Redstone. Before becoming director of viticulture and winemaking at Tawse and Redstone, he was a carpenter. When he developed an allergy to the dust and solvents, he went back to school to study winemaking at Niagara College in 2004. Pender’s interns ...
Under-the-radar Brunello producers in 2022
Michaela Morris tasted 130 wines for her latest reports on the wines of Brunello: Brunello di Montalcino 2017 and Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2016. While Brunello is dominated by well-established families and star winemakers, there is still room for up-and-coming producers to make a name for themselves in this prestigious denomination. Scroll down to see a selection of eight wines from these five under-the-radar Brunello producers This is especially true now that the available vineyard area h ...
Champagne: Getting ready for 2050
The arrival of Covid and the ensuing lockdown restrictions had serious repercussions in the hospitality sector and severely disrupted supply chains, particularly in the drinks sector. Champagne, one of the world’s most recognisable and exported wines, was severely hit by travelling restrictions – which initially impacted the luxury sector Champagne dominates – and the closing of on-trade outlets. The 2020 slump As a result, in 2020, Champagne sales plummeted; a 10% decrease year-on-year in March ...
The word of the wine: Passerillage
Concentration of the grape by drying out, under the influence of wind or sun, as opposed to botrytisation, which is the concentration obtained by the development of the "noble rot" for which Botrytis cinerea is responsible. The word is mainly used for sweet wines.