Merlot 1 Field Merlot Studio

Merlot is an early ripening black wine grape from France. It has a short growing season with low yield potential. Vitis vinifera, the selected clone for data analysis was Merlot FVD3V14, IC65.8013. Grown for commercial wine production in Australia. The Cultivar Name of this variety is Merlot. Merlot is a vigorous variety, the wine has good colour, is similar but softer than Cabernet and ages more quickly. This variety is often used in Bordeaux blends.

Variety: Merlot
Colour: Black
Seeded: Yes
Bud Burst Days (July 1=0): Medium 79.00
Flowering Days (July 1=0): Very Late 123.00
Veraison Rating: Late 192.00
Harvest 22 Brix Days (July 1=0): Early 226.00
Seasonality (days): Short 151.00
Leaf Area Index (m2/m2): 3.56
Bunches Per Shoot: 1.40
Yield Potential: Low
Berry Weight (g): 1.13
Total Soluble Solids (° Brix): 21.20
pH: 3.81
Titratable Acidity (g/L): Medium 4.82
Tartaric Acid (g/L): 6.42
Malic Acid (g/L): 3.30
Tartrate Malate Acid Ratio: Medium 1.94
Anthocyanins (mg/g): Low 0.59
Phenolics (au): 1.70
Yeast Assimilable Nitrogen (mg/)L: 241
Potassium (mg/)L: 1,655.00