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….

Selefkia Aküzüm 2019

Points : 8/10 Price : 45 TL at Mensis Mahzen Cold fermented wine White peach, white flowers like acacia, some herbal notes and hints of honeysuckle. Very fruity nose and palate, a kind of off dry wine. Light bodied and acidity. On the palate : apple, pear, banana and linden flower. You can feel it’s…

Nif Viognier Private Collection 2016

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 75 TL from Eylem Şarap Kurt Premier A bouquet of peach, orange blossom and fresh apricot with some notes of beeswax and a touch of honeysuckle. Low acidity, oily texture, fruity, medium bodied On the palate, I detected again notes of apricot as well as tangerine, mango, rose and vanilla….

Büyülübağ Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Points : 8/10 Price : 99 TL at Mensis Mahzen The nose is quite pleasant with aromas of white flower, orange blossom, lime and fresh cut grass. This wine is medium bodied with a mineral character Nevertheless a lack of density and freshness disappointed me. On the palate you should notice flavours of tropical fruits,…

Likya Narince 2019

Points : 8,25/10 Price : 105 TL at Mensis Mahzen My first Narince made by Likya Vineyards. The grapes are grown at an altitude of 1,100 metres. Like Chardonnay, there are two kinds of Narince: aromatic and steely when aged in stainless steel or complex and creamy when aged in oak. I’d say it’s more…