Washington State Merlot | Medium-Bodied Red Winemaking Kit (5.2 L | 1.37 US Gal)

Washington State Merlot | Medium-Bodied Red Winemaking Kit (5.2 L | 1.37 US Gal)

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Washington State Merlot | Medium-Bodied Red Winemaking Kit

Explore the rich flavors of Merlot with the Washington State Merlot Winemaking Kit. This medium-bodied kit is perfect for those who enjoy a wine that balances robust taste with a lighter feel. It's an ideal choice for home winemakers looking to craft a versatile wine that pairs well with many dishes.

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive Kit: Comes with everything needed to make wine at home, including wine base, yeast, bentonite, sulphite/sorbate, and fining agents.
  • Perfect Volume: Produces up to 23 liters (6.07 US gallons) of wine, making it suitable for gatherings or personal enjoyment.
  • Quick and Easy: Ready to drink in just four weeks, allowing you to enjoy your handiwork without a long wait.
  • Manageable Size: The kit's dimensions are 7 X 6¼ X 10¾ inches, and it weighs 16.11 lbs (7.33 kg), making it easy to handle and store.
  • Moderate Alcohol Content: With a potential ABV of 11.5%, it strikes a perfect balance between strength and subtlety.

Tasting Notes:

  • Sweetness: Medium dry, providing a pleasing balance without being overly sweet.
  • Flavor Profile: Rich with the taste of black cherry and boysenberry, offering a fruit-forward experience.
  • Body: Medium-bodied, ensuring that the wine feels substantial but not too heavy on the palate.
  • Acidity: Balanced acidity that enhances the fruity flavors without overwhelming them.
  • Finish: Smooth and long-lasting, leaving a delightful aftertaste that invites another sip.


  • Q: What does the winemaking kit include?

  • A: The kit includes a wine base, yeast, bentonite, sulphite/sorbate, and fining agents, all pre-measured for quality and convenience.

  • Q: How much wine can I make with this kit?

  • A: The kit is designed to produce approximately 23 liters (6.07 US gallons) of wine.

  • Q: What are the dimensions and weight of the kit?

  • A: It measures 7 X 6¼ X 10¾ inches and weighs 16.11 lbs (7.33 kg).

  • Q: How long does it take to make the wine?

  • A: The wine will be ready to drink in about 4 weeks from the start of the winemaking process.

  • Q: What type of wine will this kit produce?

  • A: This kit will help you create a medium-bodied Merlot that is rich in flavor yet balanced and suitable for various occasions.

The Washington State Merlot Winemaking Kit is an excellent choice for those who appreciate the finer nuances of red wine. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or simply enjoying a quiet evening at home, this wine is sure to enhance the experience with its charming flavors and elegant profile.