Cabernet - merlot blend

Cabernet - merlot blend

Post by swal.. » Sun, 03 Sep 1995 04:00:00




 > Newsgroups: rec.crafts.winemaking
 > Subject: Cabernet - Merlot blend
 > Date: 30 Aug 1995 17:57:42 GMT
 > Organization: Simrad Inc.
 >
 > I am considering doing a blend of Cabernet and Merlot.  Does
 > anyone have a recommendation for a good proportion to mix the
 > grapes.  Should it be 50/50  60/40 ?

I've read 80/20 is the preferred mix or 70/20/10, with 10 being Mouvedre or
such.  OTOH, any mix can be just gawd-awful if the wine is terrible to begin
with! <g>