Likya Vineyards Öküzgözü 2019

19,90€ in Germany, 145TL in Turkey Öküzgözü is THE most planted wine grape in Turkey. You can find it all over Turkey. This one comes from Likya’s Elmalı vineyard too. I was wondering what to drink with lamb chops and this Öküzgözü was just perfect. On the nose it’s very fresh with aromas of forest…

Likya Vineyards Boğazkere 2014

19,90€ in Germany 140TL in Turkey Not far from Antalya Likya winery owns the Elmalı vineyard. It’s here at an altitude of 1100 metres that Boğazkere grapes are growing. At such a high level above the sea the difference of temperature between night and day is huge. If viticulture is relatively new in this area,…

Kavaklidere Blanc de blancs brut 2015 Limited edition

Last Friday we celebrated the “world champagne day”. As I’m in Germany now, we did it with a wonderful Sekt (German sparkling wine). Now let me tell you about Kavaklidere winery, one of the most Francophile of all Turkish wineries. The Blanc de blancs I’m going to talk about was created especially for the 90…

Corvus Blend n•8 2013

220 TL This blend really is to die for. I haven’t been so impressed for a while.This red blend is made of : Cabernet Sauvignon 42%, Merlot 30%, Syrah 12%, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot 8% each.Yes! Five grapes and the result is a seamless, fruit-driven, earthy, incredibly balanced wine. It smells like a compote…

Urla Vourla 2019(Boğazkere, Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon)

Around 20€ at İstanbul airport I drank this Urla Vourla many times but never could resolve myself to write a post about this wine.Like it was too mainstream, too present on so many wine lists in Turkey.I will repair this injustice right away. First the bottle. What do you think of the drawing on it?…

Argos Bağları Nahita Dokya Emir 2019

8,5/10 I’ve been very pleased by this wine.It’s made by Argos winery in Cappadocia, central Anatolia.I had already had a bottle of Emir made by Argos winery, serie Gilamada.It’s a bit confusing. It seems as if there are Two Argos wineries…I drank the Argos Nahita Dokya Emir at Lacivert restaurant in Bodrum.They advised me to…