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Merlot and Merlot Cakes: Wine and Chocolate Tasting!

  • Old Vines Wine Bar 173 Port Road Kennebunk, ME, 04043 United States (map)
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"In the old days", Merlot was used as a red blending wine. Soft and compliant, it was used to mix with cabernet in the French Bordeaux wines. Recently, though, it has been discovered as a delicious wine in its own right. Not quite as harsh as other reds, mellow but still complex, merlot has soft flavors of plum. 

It is this softness and plum flavor which makes Merlot a perfect pairing for chocolate - especially for dark chocolates. The richness of the merlot pairs very nicely with the dark, generally not-too-sweet flavors of the chocolate. 

Join us 5pm-6pm as Down East Wine Imports and our neighbors at Auntie's House Bakery and Chocolate Shop bring you a Merlot and Merlot Cake tasting. 

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