Corvus Blend Bianco 2016

Vasilaki, Çavuş, Chardonnay Points : 8,5/10 Price : Around 18 € at Istanbul airport. My last Turkish bottle bought in Turkey is a very interesting blend of Vasilaki and Çavuş, two indigenous grapes from Bozcaada and Chardonnay! What a wine! Beautiful golden colour! So aromatic and rich on the nose! I felt aromas of yellow…

Pamukkale Artı Chardonnay Narince 2017

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 115 TL at Mensis Mahzen Another very good white wine made by Pamukkale winery in the Artı serie. The grapes are harvested separately. The fermentation takes place in French new oak. Then the wine is aged on lees for 6 months in new and 1 year in old French oak….

Firuze Chardonnay 2018

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 79 TL from the winery Everything started with the Bulutsuz and Gülbay families who bought a closed winery in 2012 in Uçmakdere (Oriental Thrace). They called it « Firüze” – turquoise. Hence the stone on the label. After having modernised it, the team decided to source grapes from local vineyards all…

Vinbodrum Fümé Chardonnay 2017

Points : 8,25/20 Price : 80 TL from the winery Lovely nose, aromatic, with stone fruit and grapefruit, some vanilla oak-derived aromas, and a touch of smoke. The palate is slightly oily, there is some yellow fruit, along with a delicate oak influence – shown by vanilla and popcorn flavours – and then the wine…

Vinbodrum Chardonnay 2017

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 60 TL from the winery (incredible quality price!!!) Vinbodrum winery is a family run boutique winery located in Kızılağaç, Bodrum. Erhan and Füsün Yürüt are retired traffic controllers who made their dream come true. They started winemaking at home in Ankara in 1980. But it’s only in 2010 that they…

Yedi Bilgeler Anaxagoras Chardonnay 2019

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 99 TL at Mensis Mahzen (Osmanbey metro station) Pale lemon colour. Freshly cut grass up front, opening up with stone fruits and citrus notes, especially peaches and grapefruits. The aromas from the nose are up front on the palate and are joined by marzipan, cashew nut notes and a mineral…