My favorite Turkish white wines in 2019

It’s not easy to choose among so many quality Turkish wines to close this wonderful year. Once again, there will be no rating or order in this list. Just a few words to express what i felt while drinking those wines. Don’t hesitate to leave some comments! To get more information and a full description,…

Chateau Gali pure Merlot 2011

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 120 TL at La Cave On the nose, plum, black cherry, earthy notes, chocolate. A beautiful nose fruity and rich. Very concentrated tannins, full bodied, quite powerful. Maybe a bit too acid. On the palate, black and red fruits, some game notes, also some flavours of meat juice with some…

Chateau Gali Viognier 2017

Points : 9/10 Price : 125 TL at Dekante. On the nose, rose water, white peach, candied lemon zest, crushed gravel. Silky texture. Perfectly balanced between roundness and acidity. Apricot, mango, rose, vanilla. White peach and white pepper in the long finish. Beautiful. Maybe the best Viognier I had so far in Turkey.

Château Gali 2011 Merlot 85% Cabernet Franc 15%

Points : 7/10 Price : 75 TL Lots of acidity, needs time for this natural wine to open itself. Aromas of black cherry, earth and animal notes. Underwood, mushrooms and leather. Full bodied, high tannins not overwhelming. On the palate Blackberry, wild strawberry. Liquorice and mint in the long finish. Lots of sediments in the…