Pamukkale Artı Chardonnay Narince 2017

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 115 TL at Mensis Mahzen Another very good white wine made by Pamukkale winery in the Artı serie. The grapes are harvested separately. The fermentation takes place in French new oak. Then the wine is aged on lees for 6 months in new and 1 year in old French oak….

Likya Narince 2019

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 105 TL at Mensis Mahzen My first Narince made by Likya Vineyards. The grapes are grown at an altitude of 1,100 metres. Like Chardonnay, there are two kinds of Narince: aromatic and steely when aged in stainless steel or complex and creamy when aged in oak. I’d say it’s more…

Selendi Sarnıç chardonnay viognier narince 2019

Points : 7,25/10 Price : 113 TL at Macro Center Citrus and herbal nose. Full bodied, medium acidity Slightly oily. Lime, grapefruit, dill, orange, yellow stone fruits. Short finish. A bit flat. Disappointing.

Paşaeli Kabuğunda Narince 2019

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 185 TL at La Cave. Small production. After the Çakal, now this Narince grown on old vines as well situated in a single vineyard this time in Çeşme, not far from Izmir. This is the second of a serie of four skin contact (aka orange) wines made by Paşaeli I…

Suvla Misket Narince 2018

Points : 7,5/10 Price : 54 TL at Suvla boutique, Cihangir. Honeysuckle, orange blossom, yellow pear, mango on the nose. Slightly mineral, medium high acidity. Reminds me predominantly of a Muscat, much more than Narince. Green apple, pineapple, fresh grapes, honey and lychee. Very pleasant and elegant wine. Perfect as an aperitif or with a…

Arcadia Nareen Cuvée Michel Salgues Brut 2015

Points : 7/10 Points : 235 TL at the Arcadia winery I was quite excited by the idea of tasting this new Turkish sparkling wine. My previous experiences with Turkish sparkling wines had not been very positive. This bottle is the first sparkling wine made of Narince, a Turkish white grape as versatile as a…