Pamukkale Artı Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2016

Points : 7,75/10 Price : Around 13 € at Istanbul airport, 115 TL at Mensis Mahzen. On the nose, green pepper notes are immediately prominent with aromas of red fruits, tobacco, soil and roasted notes. The texture is quite velvety, the tannins are round but it feels quite simple. Not what I expected. It’s definitely…

Uçmakdere (Firuze) Roze Merlot 2019

Points : 8/10 Price : 69 TL from the winery. Lively nose with aromas of granadilla, strawberry, cherry, grapefruit and white pepper. Medium bodied with medium but fresh and crispy acidity. It’s elegant and lively on the palate. A good balance between fruit and acidity. The mouth is full of a delicate sweetness of flavours…

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…

Vino Dessera Xavier Vignon 2015

Points : 7,5/10 Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Caladoc. Price : 90 TL at Vinus On the nose, black cherry, raspberry, black tea and sweet spices. Medium bodied, high acidity, nice structure, soft tannins. A sour tart taste with flavours of herbs, garrigue, black pepper, sour cherry, black cherry and black currant. The finish is a…

Barbare Ambiance 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

Points : 8/10 Price : 60 TL at Vinus wine shop. Beautiful nose, blackberry jam, block cherry, black fruits, herbal notes, spices. Medium bodied, chewy tannins. Very juicy. Quite alcoholic. Low acidity. Herbs, spices, caramel, black fruits, slightly jammy. Good quality for a very reasonable price. Totally different from the 2012 vintage which was a…

Arda Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 70 TL at Vinus wine shop On the nose, black fruits, liquorice, vanilla and red pepper. Medium bodied, chewy soft tannins. Medium high acidity, velvety structure. On the palate, Chocolate, black cherry, blackberry, cassis, liquorice, caramel and violet in the medium long finish. A very good surprise! Pleasant and cheap…