MY TWO FAVOURITE TURKISH SPARKLING WINES

Let me present you my two favourite Turkish sparkling wines! Christmas is near and New Year’s Eve is coming fast. And you don’t want to spend a fortune in french champagnes all starting above 400/500 TL and more per bottle. My two favourite are Vinkara “Yaşasın” (meaning “Long Live” or “Hurray!” in Turkish) and Suvla…

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…

Suvla 2012 Kınalı Yapıncak

Points : 4/10 Price : 179 TL Suvla Kınalı Yapıncak 2012 : To be honest, at that price (179 TL), I was expecting much better. It’s totally drinkable of course but it lacks finesse and elegance. It’s very fruity with aromas of apples and red fruits and extremely bubbly… very big bubbles… like in a…