Umurbey Fume Blanc 2018

250tl A presentation of Umurbey winery’s Sauvignon Blanc is not needed. When you need a Sauvignon Blanc, Umurbey is one of the names that pops up immediately in your head.I’ve heard about this new wine only during my vacation this summer and I was intrigued. How will it taste? Will it be very different? Why…

7 Bilgeler Khilon Fume Blanc 2020

195 TL at @mensismahzen Yedi Bilgeler winery launched its first Sauvignon Blanc 2 years ago. I discovered this wine at the Sommelier’s Selection event in November 2019. It was one of the big hits of the event. Now 7 Bilgeler decided to follow the trend of the Fumé Blanc. Let’s see how it goes!Those Sauvignon…

Çakır Somnium Premium Chardonnay 2019

230 TL I found out about this winery during our holidays in Bodrum. It’s good to know there’s a new addition to the wineries of Urla wine route. Urla, what a wonderful place!!! So it’s a family business which launched its first vintage only a year ago. Somnium is their first label. Now they have…

Doluca Karma Chardonnay Narince 2018

16€ in Germany I had heard about the Karma line made by Doluca.I have to admit I don’t trust a lot the big wine companies.This wine is a big surprise! A very good one.There are a lot of blends made of Chardonnay and Narince, two white varieties, a French one and a Turkish one. They’re…

Corvus Blend Bianco 2016

Vasilaki, Çavuş, Chardonnay Points : 8,5/10 Price : Around 18 € at Istanbul airport. My last Turkish bottle bought in Turkey is a very interesting blend of Vasilaki and Çavuş, two indigenous grapes from Bozcaada and Chardonnay! What a wine! Beautiful golden colour! So aromatic and rich on the nose! I felt aromas of yellow…

Pamukkale Artı Chardonnay Narince 2017

Points : 8,5/10 Price : 115 TL at Mensis Mahzen Another very good white wine made by Pamukkale winery in the Artı serie. The grapes are harvested separately. The fermentation takes place in French new oak. Then the wine is aged on lees for 6 months in new and 1 year in old French oak….