Vinolus Blend 2017

Kalecik Karası 55%, Syrah 45%, Tempranillo 5% 29,99€ from weinatolien Biologist, yoga instructor and above all, a respected and talented winemaker, Oluş Molu took over the family farm near Kayseri in central Anatolia almost 15 years ago. Hence the name ; VIN + OLUS. The first vintage went out in 2009 and today the winery…

Vinolus Rosé 2018

Tempranillo and Kalecik Karası Points : 8,25/10 Price : 89 TL at Mensis Mahzen Vinolus is a boutique winery from Cappadocia which produces organically grown grapes. They’re one of a few wineries in Turkey to hold an organic agriculture certificate. As far as I know, they produce 3 white wine grapes (Narince, Chardonnay and Roussanne)…

Gürbüz Roze Mood 2019

Kalecik Karası 40%, Papaskarası 30%, Cinsault 30% Points : 8/10 Price : 88 TL at Mensis Mahzen Here’s a marketing coup from Akın Gürbüz. Akın’Bey produces excellent wines and work as an adviser to some wineries in Turkey. This new série called “Mood” in English aims at a younger crowd which wants to drink more…

Chamlija rose de strandja 2019

Points : 8,75/10 Price : 87 TL at Mensis Mahzen Made from low-yield Papazkarasi, Pinot Noir and Kalecik Karası grapes. The colour is pale peachy salmon. On the nose, strawberry, raspberry, rose, stone, grapefruit and white peach. The mouth has attractive peachy oily character. Very fresh, layered. Traditional method, 5 hours under low pressure. Chamlija…

Prodom Rosé 2018

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 65 TL from Eylem Syrah 50%, Merlot 30%, Kalecik Karası 20% Beautiful pinkish peach colour. On the nose, red berries, sweet cherries, citrus and some spices. High acidity, almost off dry. Structured, well balanced. Lively and aromatic. On the palate, again sweet cherries, raspberry, peach, white pepper. The finish is…

Vinolus Kalecik Karası Syrah 2009

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 76 TL at Carrefour SA Fulya Deep purple in hue with velvety texture. You can feel it’s more Syrah flavour packed. It’s medium high in body, tanins and acidity. It’s quite juicy. Flavours of black cherry, blackberry, plum, all spices, black pepper, liquorice and violet on the nose and palate….