Yanık Ülke Premium Chardonnay 2017 Kula Bağları

Points : 7/10 Chardonnay and Muscat 40 TL at Carrefour Super Be very attentive in Carrefour super to the summer promotion on Yanık Ülke white wines. After the quite unknown but delicious Cataratto (an “r” is missing in the Turkish version), I found this premium Chardonnay (which is in fact a blend of it with…

Yanık Ülke Pinot Noir 2016

Points : 7/10 Price : 110TL A very easy drinking Pinot Noir made by Yanık Ülke. The kind of red wine you can sip even in a hot weather. On the nose, slightly smoky with red fruit and sweet spice aromas. Tannins are light, it’s a deliciously fruity medium bodied wine. It’s fresh and well…

Yanık Ülke Cataratto 2017

Points : 7,5/10 Price : 40 TL at Carrefour super… an incredible price for such an agreeable wine! Catarratto (or Cataratto as wrotten on this bottle…) is a classic white grape variety from Sicily. It’s not the first Sicilian variety grown by Yanık Ülke. There is also a nice Nerello Mascalese I’ve already talked about….

Yanık Ülke Muscat 2017

Points : 7,5/10 Price : 65TL On the nose, floral notes (linden and wild rose), lime and lemon, white peach and bergamot. Aromatic and with a good acidity this wine has some mineral notes due to its volcanic soil. In the mouth it’s very subtle with flavours of mandarin, grapefruit, orange blossom, basil and honeysuckle…

Yanık Ülke Viognier 2016

Points : 7/10 Price : 65TL at La Cave On the nose, yellow apple, white flowers, pineapple and quince. This is a quite fruity wine with a medium acidity. On the palate, it has flavours of tropical fruits (mango), white peach, rose and honey. The length is medium. I can’t say it’s my favourite Viognier…

Yanık Ülke Gewürztraminer 2016

Points : 7/10 Price : 80 TL Yanık Ülke Winery is not afraid of experimenting and being the only one to use grapes such as Gewürztraminer here. On the nose I detected lychee and tangerine flavours plus some floral notes (rose). This wine is slightly oily with a medium acidity and minerality. Exotic spices can…