The 4 best Turkish Pinots Noirs

Let me present you today the 4 best Turkish Pinots Noirs : Ma’adra Pinot Noir 2018 100 TL at La Cave Ma’adra vineyards is situated near Balıkesir (Ayvalık). If you look at the map, it’s between Çanakkale and Izmir (in the northern part of the Aegean region. On the nose : Cherry, red currant, a…

Chateau Nuzun Merlot 2013

Points : 7,75/10 Price : 115 TL at Rind, Kadıköy A quite nice bouquet for this Merlot with black cherry, plum, sweet spices and potting soil. A full bodied wine with firm tannins. On the palate you get red plum, black berry, cedar and vanilla plus a flavour of tomato leaf and some astringency in…

Chateau Nuzun 2011

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 120 TL at Macro Center Cabernet Sauvignon 48%, Merlot 47%, Syrah 3,5%, Pinot Noir 1,5% A beautiful dark purple colour. It’s all dark, velvety and very, very aromatic. On the nose, I noticed black berries, black chocolate, sweet spices and vanilla. The texture is like velvet. It’s full bodied with…

Château Nuzun 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 100 TL at Macro Center which is not expensive for that level. Made from organic grapes and rested in oak barrels for 12 months. 14.8 degrees.alcoholic. On the nose, Dark ripe fruits, cinnamon, cedar, vanilla and baking spices. Full bodied, velvet tannins, high acidity. Very fleshy. Immediately good to drink…

My favourite Turkish red wines in 2019

At last, here are my 10 favourite Turkish red wines. It was not easy to choose, believe me! As for the whites, no rating or order here. Just a few words to express the feeling while drinking those wines. To get more information and a full description, use the search engine on the blog! Happy…

Château Nuzun red blend 2012

Points : 8,25 Price : 100 TL at Macro Center Cabernet Sauvignon 65%, Merlot 26%, Syrah 6% and Pinot Noir 3%. On the nose, dried herbs, black pepper, smoke, oak, pepper and black fruits. Full bodied and round with strong tannins. On the palate, dark forest fruits, leather and vanilla. Violet and mint in the…