Paşaeli Çal Karası Karaların beyazı 2019 (Blanc de noirs)

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 115 TL at Santé Wine and more Light salmon colour like a rosé Gris de gris. On the nose, cherry, strawberry, white peach, white flowers and rose aromas with some candy notes. Slightly oily, light tannins, medium high acidity. The grapes were kept “sur lie” for 3 months in stainless…

Paşaeli blush çalkarası 2019

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 79 TL from Mensis Mahzen I had tried the 2017 two years ago and I’m not disappointed. Paşaeli is a « boutique” winery which has two sites of production, one in Thrace for their Bordeaux blend and one near Izmir for the local grapes. Made from a quite rare local…

Paşaeli Çalkarası roze 2018

Points : 7/10 Price : 59 TL Strawberry colour with slight orange hues On the nose, raspberry, peach and white flower aromas, quite nice, kind of sweet on the nose. High acidity, well balanced. Fresh and rich in taste but there’s some kind of bitterness that annoys me. On the palate, aromas of cherry, strawberry,…

Aykut Özkan, İsabey, Syrah Çal Karası 2015

Points : 7/10 Price : 50 TL in a Tekel in Nişantaşı. Only a few wineries are using Çal Karası grape to make wine. Among them, Paşaeli, Sava and Aykut Özkan. On the nose, strawberry, rose, white flowers and peach. Nice structure, medium high acidity and quite fruity. It’s a rich and quite strong rosé…

Paşaeli Blush 2017 Çalkarası

Points : 8,5/10 Price : Around 70 TL Paşaeli Blush 2017 Çalkarası : Paşaeli is a « boutique” winery which has two sites of production, one in Thrace for their Bordeaux blend and one near Izmir for the local grapes. I must admit the two bottles I’ve tried before, the K2 (a kind of Bordeaux…