Paşaeli Kaynaklar 2013

 31,95€ baba.amsterdam (winesofturkey.nl) 174TL iyisarap I’ve tasted many Paşaeli wines but I was always more interested in local grapes than French varieties until I tried the K2. This Bordeaux blend is hit in Turkey and abroad as well and it deserves it. The blend will taste today comes from the same vineyard in Serez (Burcu…

Corvus Blend n•8 2013

220 TL This blend really is to die for. I haven’t been so impressed for a while.This red blend is made of : Cabernet Sauvignon 42%, Merlot 30%, Syrah 12%, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot 8% each.Yes! Five grapes and the result is a seamless, fruit-driven, earthy, incredibly balanced wine. It smells like a compote…

Urla Vourla 2019(Boğazkere, Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon)

Around 20€ at İstanbul airport I drank this Urla Vourla many times but never could resolve myself to write a post about this wine.Like it was too mainstream, too present on so many wine lists in Turkey.I will repair this injustice right away. First the bottle. What do you think of the drawing on it?…

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…