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…

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,…