Tasting Notes – Frontera Merlot

Frontera Merlot Beef Stew

Name: Frontera Merlot
Producer: Concha y Toro
Region: Central Valley, Chile
Grape Varieties: Grape
Overall Rating:  ☆☆
Pairing: This was on sale, and merlot is the wine of the month, and I needed some wine for my beef stew.  Thus, it was a wine of convenience, but it didn’t deliver much else.  Overall, it was pretty bland, but it worked well in the stew and was fine to sip on while cooking.

Color: Purplish and inky

Intensity: Low
Age: Youthful
Scent: undetectable

Dry/Sweet: Dry
Body: Light
Acidity: Smooth
Tannin: Low
Flavors:  Cherry (a little syrupy) and not much else.


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