Kastro Tireli Elaia 2016

100% Syrah Points : 8, 25/10 Price : 90 TL at Mensis Mahzen Let me present you the last vintage of this rosé made by this great winery. On the nose, jammy notes of raspberry and mulberry, also hints of cherry, peach skin and white pepper. Body medium +, medium high acidity. Alcohol is pretty…

Kastro Tireli Elaia roze 2015

Points : 8,5/10 Syrah (93%), Mourvedre (7%) Price : 75 TL at Dekante wine shop Ruby colour : Sorry, we finished the bottle before I could remember I had to take a picture of the wine in a glass.. Aromas of strawberry, blackberry, cherry, rose petals, violets and sweet spices. Full bodied, fruity, medium high…

My favourite Turkish red wines in 2018

It’s not easy to choose among such a big quantity of quality Turkish wines to close this wonderful year. Although I’ve finally decided to give points which is incredibly presumptuous of me as I’m absolutely not a professional, there will be no rating or order in this list. Just some words to express what I…

Kastro Tireli Narince Viognier 2015

Points : 7,5/10 Price : 114 TL Narince 55% Viognier 45% Hmmm what an aromatic nose! It’s incredible : you can detect quince at once and then white flowers of course, fruit blossom and some hints of green apple. Very pleasant! On the palate it’s round and creamy and at the same time you can…

Kastro Tireli Alkaia 2013 Syrah Mourvèdre

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 80 TL at Vinus, La Cave, Carrefour Gourmet, Macro Center… easy to find! Kastro Tireli is a winery located in Manisa Province, Aegean region. That’s another new winery for me. And just like in Urlice Winery, they cultivate wine with as less intervention as they can so no pesticide here!…