Perdix Cabernet Franc Petit Verdot 2017

Points : 8/10 Price : 290 TL at Mensis Mahzen This is by far the most expansive wine made by Urla based Perdix winery. First, the nose : very aromatic, rich but with freshness. I detected ripe strawberry, blackberry jam, dried fruit and earthy aromas. Very promising. On the palate, it’s medium bodied, tannins are…

Prodom Syrah Petit Verdot Cabernet Franc 2015

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 97,50 from Eylem Şarap Kurt Premium This wine has rested in french oak barrels for 14 months. Limited filtration. I love the deep purple colour of this wine. It has aromas of black and red fruits and black pepper. It’s fruity, even kind of sweet with firm tannins, a beautiful…

Garova Shiraz Petit Verdot 2017

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 115 TL or 75 TL, it depends where you purchase this wine. It could not be a compliment from a Frenchman but this wine has a new world flare and it’s really well done. First of all, in France, we don’t blend Syrah (Shiraz) with Petit Verdot. Australians and South…

Prodom Tellus Syrah Petit Verdot 2016

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 60 TL Plum, blackberry, black cherry, cinnamon and some leather aromas. It was quick to open itself to me. I appreciated that! This wine spent 10 months in french oak with partial filtration. Body is not totally full, tannins are quite mature and it has good balance. On the palate,…

Paşaeli K 2 2016

Points : 8,5/10 Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot. 119 TL at Carrefour SA Fulya (Beşiktaş) On the nose, plum, cassis, blackberry, underwood, violet. Firm tannins, well integrated oak and a kind of zesty acidity. On the palate, black cherry, blackberry, violet and toffee. I really like the long caramelised finish. A very enjoyable…

Château Kalpak 2015

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot Points : 9,5/10 Price : 148 TL at the winery. Château Kalpak is real terroir wine as we understand it in France and it shows. This Bordeaux style blend is cultivated on a single vineyard made of gravel and limestone very close to both the Marmara and Aegean…