Arabella Merlot

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Introducing Arabella Merlot, a captivating red wine that embodies the charm and elegance of the Merlot grape. Hailing from the esteemed Robertson Wine Valley in South Africa, this wine showcases the exceptional quality and craftsmanship of the region's winemaking.

Arabella Merlot displays a deep ruby color in the glass, hinting at the richness and depth of flavors to come. From the first swirl, enticing aromas of ripe blackberries, plums, and cherries rise, complemented by delicate hints of vanilla and spices.

On the palate, this Merlot unfolds with grace and sophistication. Luscious flavors of dark fruits, such as blackberries and plums, dance harmoniously on the tongue, accompanied by notes of chocolate, mocha, and a touch of oak. Silky tannins add a smooth texture, while a balanced acidity provides structure and freshness. The wine culminates in a long and satisfying finish.

Arabella Merlot is a versatile wine that pairs beautifully with a variety of dishes. It complements roasted meats, hearty stews, flavorful pastas, and aged cheeses, elevating the dining experience and adding a touch of elegance to every bite.

Crafted with passion and expertise, Arabella Merlot reflects the commitment of the winemakers to produce wines of exceptional quality. The grapes are carefully selected from vineyards that benefit from the region's favorable climate and unique terroir, resulting in fruit with optimal ripeness and expressive flavors.

Immerse yourself in the allure of Arabella Merlot and experience the depth, complexity, and sheer pleasure that it has to offer. With each sip, let the wine transport you to the sun-kissed vineyards of South Africa, where tradition and innovation converge to create wines that captivate the senses. Raise your glass and celebrate the remarkable journey that Arabella Merlot takes you on, as it embraces the art of winemaking and the joy of sharing memorable moments.

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About this wine

Food Pairing

Arabella Merlot pairs beautifully with grilled steak, roasted lamb, savory mushroom dishes, and aged cheeses, enhancing their flavors with its luscious dark fruit notes and velvety texture.

Tasting Notes

Arabella Merlot delights with its enticing aromas of ripe blackberries and plums, followed by a velvety palate bursting with flavors of dark fruits, chocolate, and subtle hints of spices, all wrapped in smooth tannins and a lingering finish.


Merlot; Merlot is first traced back to Bordeaux, France, in 1784 when a French official labeled the grape as one of the area’s best. Several years later, in 1824, the word “Merlot” was assigned to the grape because the local blackbird, named merlau, had a particular liking for the ripe grapes.


South Africa

About the Winemaker

Arabella Vineyard, nestled in South Africa's picturesque Robertson Wine Valley, is a thriving estate celebrated for its exceptional wines. Surrounded by majestic mountains, the vineyard boasts rolling hills, fertile soils, and a favorable microclimate. With a commitment to sustainable practices, Arabella cultivates a diverse range of grape varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Chenin Blanc. The winemakers expertly balance tradition and innovation, resulting in wines of remarkable quality and distinct character. Beyond the vineyards, Arabella offers a welcoming tasting room and charming accommodations, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty of the estate and indulge in a true South African wine experience.