Vinolus Blend 2017

Kalecik Karası 55%, Syrah 45%, Tempranillo 5% 29,99€ from weinatolien Biologist, yoga instructor and above all, a respected and talented winemaker, Oluş Molu took over the family farm near Kayseri in central Anatolia almost 15 years ago. Hence the name ; VIN + OLUS. The first vintage went out in 2009 and today the winery…

Vinolus Rosé 2018

Tempranillo and Kalecik Karası Points : 8,25/10 Price : 89 TL at Mensis Mahzen Vinolus is a boutique winery from Cappadocia which produces organically grown grapes. They’re one of a few wineries in Turkey to hold an organic agriculture certificate. As far as I know, they produce 3 white wine grapes (Narince, Chardonnay and Roussanne)…

Vinolus Roussane 2017

Points : 9/10 Price : 145 TL from Eylem A week ago I saw on the insta page of pintade_montpellier some beautiful pics of a local recipe : squid stuffed with meat “à la sétoise”, a recipe from Sète, a great seaside little town near Montpellier in the south of France called the little Venice…

Vinolus Kalecik Karası Syrah 2009

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 76 TL at Carrefour SA Fulya Deep purple in hue with velvety texture. You can feel it’s more Syrah flavour packed. It’s medium high in body, tanins and acidity. It’s quite juicy. Flavours of black cherry, blackberry, plum, all spices, black pepper, liquorice and violet on the nose and palate….

Vinolus Kalecik Karası 2016

Points : 8/10 Price : 80 TL I hadn’t had a Kalecik Karası for quite a while and had almost forgot its taste. Some say it’s similar to a Pinot Noir. That’s not my opinion but it’s certainly a local that is worth your attention. This one needs some time to open itself and deliver…

My favourite Turkish white (and rosé) wines in 2018

After my 10 favourite reds, I had to share with you my 10 favourite white and rosé wines in 2018. As for the reds, no rating or order here. Just a few words to express my feeling while drinking those wines. To get more information and a full description, use the search engine! HAPPY NEW…