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Fine Merlot, Classic Ovals, 3.5oz

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SKU: CC035.584AMZ
Care Instructions

Proper Care for Your Colonial Candle®

The initial burn is the most important.  Let your candle burn until wax is melted to edge of glass. Can take 3+ hours. The wax has “memory” and can tunnel if you let it burn for very short intervals. Trim wick to ¼ inch at each use. Your candle is finished when there is a small amount of wax left (approx. ½ inch) within the vessel. Our heavy oval glass jars are perfect for reusing. Removing the remaining wax is easy. We suggest you place vessel in refrigerator or freezer. Once the wax and glass are cold the wax will pop out easily, Gently wash with soap and water.

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At Colonial Candle we want you to experience the maximum enjoyment and pleasure from our candles. We take great pride in using only the finest quality ingredients and materials. Please follow these guidelines to keep Colonial Candle® a bright and beautiful part of your life. 

  • Remove all packaging before lighting. 
  • Always place candles on a flat, level, heat resistant surface away from drafts and combustibles. 
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets. 
  • Use appropriate holders designed for the particular candle style. 
  • Keep wick(s) trimmed to 1/4” at all times. 
  • If smoking occurs, use a candle snuffer to extinguish the flame, trim wicks, remove trimmings, then relight. 
  • Keep the wick centered. It will help your candles burn evenly and protect the sides of your holder, which could be damaged by close contact with the flame. 
  • Never extinguish a candle by blowing, as it may cause splashing and wax spills. Always use a Colonial Candle® candle snuffer or Colonial Candle wick dipper.  
  • Never leave burning candles unattended.  
  • Never move candles when lit. 
  • In an emergency, never try to extinguish flame with water, use baking soda to extinguish the flame. 
  • Store candles in a cool, dry place to avoid color fading, melting or cracking. Keep candles out of direct sunlight to prevent fading and warping. 
  • Over time, candles may become scratched or seem to lose their fragrance. Rub gently with a fine mesh stocking to heighten the gloss, remove any scratches and release the fragrance from your candles. 
  • For helpful cleaning and wax removal hints, please refer to the Cleaning and Wax Removal Tips.   

Scented Glass Jar Candles

  • Handle with care. Avoid glass-to-glass contact and do not use if the jar is cracked, chipped or scratched. Do not refill with wax. 
  • Never allow the wick's flame to touch the jar, as it can cause breakage and become hot to the touch. Handle with care.  
  • If the wick 'falls' or is off-center extinguish the flame, and then use a bent paper clip to re-center the wick, then relight. 
  • If smoking occurs, check for drafts or high traffic areas, which may cause the flame to flicker and smoke. Be sure to trim the wicks prior to lighting to ¼". 
  • To minimize wax left on the sides of the jar, follow the burn time suggested for your specific candle. 
  • To prevent possible heat damage to the counter/surface discontinue use when 1/2" of wax remains. 

Pillar Candles

  • Remove all packaging prior to burning. 
  • Place candles away from drafts and on a flat, level surface. 
  • Use appropriate candle holder and never place directly on furniture. 
  • Always place candles on a flat, level, heat resistant surface away from drafts and combustibles. 
  • Burn candles 1 hour for every inch the candle is wide ie: a 3” pillar should burn a minimum of 3-4 hours every time. 
  • When wax pool reaches the candle’s edge, gently 'hug' the outer edge of the candle in towards the wick by running your thumb along the top edge. This will help prevent dripping and help ensure pillar safety. 
  • Discontinue use when 1/2" of wax remains. 
  • Candle gardens made up of two or more pillar candles should be grouped 2” apart to prevent excessive buildup of heat, which can cause improper burning experiences. 

Unscented Virtually Dripless Taper Dinner Candles

  • Our tapers are unscented, with the exception of the Bayberry taper sets, to ensure the ultimate dining experience without the threat of a fragrance overpowering your cuisine. 
  • Our tapers are ‘Drip Resistant’ which means they will burn beautifully if kept out of drafts and away from excessive heat sources 
  • We offer two styles of taper dinner candles: Handipt® and Classics. 
  • Be sure tapers are straight, and set firmly in the taper candle holders. 
  • Always use wax buttons to help ensure taper safety. 

Scented or Unscented Tealight Candles

  • No need to trim the wicks before lighting.
  • Make sure the tealight candle holder is well ventilated. 
  • Some recycling centers do recycle our tealight cups. Refer to your local phone book for contact information for the center near you for confirmation. 

Scented and Unscented Long-Burning Votive Candles

  Votives will liquefy and must be used in an appropriate votive candle holder. 

  • Never burn freestanding.

 

Merlot is back!

This fan favorite is a mulled wine fragrance, featuring notes of plum, muddled berries, and red apple with a rich base of mulled spices and vanilla. Merlot is steeped in rich tradition with Colonial Candle. 

About the Fragrance:

A long standing fan favorite, this deep wine inspired scent is rich with muddled berries, plum, and apple notes. Added complexity from mulled spices and smooth musk round out this show-stopping wine candle. Merlot is the perfect mix of wine, berry, and a hint of spice.

  • UNIQUE OVAL JAR | Our patented oval-shaped jar enhances the fragrance experience by creating a larger wax pool, allowing for a more robust and widespread scent distribution.
  • MOTTLED WAX | The wax's marbled or frosted look, popular among candle makers, adds a visually striking and unique snow-flake like appearance to each candle.
  • ENHANCED FRAGRANCE DISPERSION | The mottled wax's loose crystal formation coupled with improved airflow due to oval shaped jar is more effective in releasing fragrances compared to smooth waxes, ensuring a stronger and more consistent scent experience.
  • MERLOT | Nothing says refined elegance like Fine Merlot. The fresh scent of fruits blends together with mulled spices to fill the air with the perfect cocktail aroma.
  • FRAGRANCE | Top Notes: Red Apple, Crushed Almond, Coconut; Middle Notes: Plum, Muddled Berries, Dark Violet; Base Notes: Mulling Spices, Vanilla, Smooth Musk
  • BURN | Featuring two premium cotton wicks, this soy blend candle boasts a premium fragrance load for a powerful experience.
  • CAREFULLY CRAFTED | This 3.5 ounce candle is proudly poured in the USA. Our history of USA manufacturing guarantees a premium quality product. 

  • About the Collection:

    Returning in the classic Colonial Oval jar, the 3.5oz candles may be small, but they perform like the big guys! A premium fragrance load and the oval jar with two premium cotton wicks combine for a powerful throw. Started in 2000, Colonial at Home brought the Colonial Oval to life with amazing fragrances. Today, we are bringing back the fan favorite oval and the original fragrances to celebrate our origins in fine fragrance and bring back the original formulation of your favorite fragrances.

    Available for a limited time only, stock up on your favorites before they disappear back into the vault!

    Customer Reviews

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    stephanie Laney
    Disappointed

    I was very disappointed in the size of these candles once I received them. I have always purchased the larger full size oval candles in the past and just didn’t realize how small these were. Plus having to pay an additional 12.99 for shipping. It wasn’t worth it. You need to bring back the full size ovals.

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    Terry E Putnam
    Terry

    I love this scent! It smells like you just popped the cork!

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    Stephanie Stilabower
    Great candle

    These colonial candles have a longer lasting scent and burn clean. Love them

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    Patricia Stoffregan
    Best smell, ever!!

    I have been purchasing this candle scent, Fine Merlot, for years. I cannot even begin to express how much I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it. It has become my signature fragrance & people identify it with me. I've given it many times as gifts. I just have to burn it for a short time and my entire apartment smells so great. I wish you still made it in larger sizes.

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    Monica Bryant

    My all time favorite!

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    Dee Iwen

    Love this scent it's amazing!!

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    Saundra Hensley

    have always enjoyed colonial candles of any scent i hav ever purchased

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    Lois Zebin
    Great aroma

    I have loved this fragrance of candle, since I found colonial candle in a store many years ago. I was sad when it wasn’t being sold anymore happy weeks back, but wish it was larger candle.

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    T.D.
    Loving memories

    My step-daughter and I found this beautiful 3-wick fine merlot candle in Gruene, Texas years ago. It had a picture of a wine glass with wine on the label. We both loved it and burned it often. She moved out years ago, but she said she still remembers that scent and it reminds her of home. The scent makes me happy and I have loving memories of her living at home and the time we spend together as a family. We usually buy each other the smaller candle for gifts because its the only one we can find. We would love to see the larger 3-wick candle return.

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    Mary Hiber
    Love my Merlot candle❣️ Wished it came in larger sizes.

    My Merlot candle has been my favorite for sometime. I’m glad it is available now. The smell it exudes makes my home smell delicious and inviting. I recommend it to everyone.. I you can’t drink Merlot wine, you at least can enjoy the delicious smell of this candle.