My favourite Turkish red wines in 2019

At last, here are my 10 favourite Turkish red wines. It was not easy to choose, believe me! As for the whites, no rating or order here. Just a few words to express the feeling while drinking those wines. To get more information and a full description, use the search engine on the blog! Happy…

Urla Boğazkere 2017

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 135 TL at Macro Center My first Boğazkere mono cépage made by Urla winery and I’m not disappointed. I love the smell of this wine, generous, characterful with sweet black fruit aromas and hints of pepper, liquorice and dark chocolate. This medium high bodied wine is very well balanced with…

Urla Nero d’Avola Urla Karası 2017

Points : 8,5/10 Price : around 140 TL After my visit at Urla winery in July, I must say I was impressed. That’s a big and beautiful winery. You can see it’s a business of course but they still manage to produce wine with personality. They started with French grapes, went on with Italian grapes…

Urla Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 90 TL Urla winery manages to maintain stability and quality without exaggerating with the prices. Choosing Urla on a wine list always is a safe choice. This Sauvignon Blanc is not disappointing. The nose is fruity, mineral and quite complex with aromas of citrus, pineapple, apricot and fresh mint. On…

Urla Nexus 2016

Merlot Nero d’Avola Cabernet Franc Points : 7,5/10 Price : 109 TL With this Urla Nexus I can’t help thinking I’m drinking an Italian wine. The kind I’d love to drink on a hot summer with some grilled meat. The nose is quite complex with aromas of dark fruits (plum and blackberry), sweet spices and…

Urla Chardonnay 2016

Points : 8/10 Price  : 85 TL Quite a surprising floral nose with acacia, nuts and citrus aromas. The texture is creamy, rich and quite classy. Medium high acidity. On the palate it’s a festival of flavours : Vanilla, pear, peach and lichee! A complexed and very pleasant Chardonnay as I like them. Orange confit…