This is made from the Kalecik Karasi grape which grows in the Kizilirmak region around Ankara, Turkey.  It reminds me very much of Gamay from a Cru Beujolais.  Ruby in color, mostly clear and bright.  The nose has plums, black cherries and is slightly dusty.  Medium bodied.  On the palate, cherries, and sour cherries, with light tannins.  Long finish.  Overall, an easy drinking wine, but with some complexity.  This should drink well for five to seven more years.  It is nice on its own and should work with most foods.   Turkish Cabbage Rolls in a creamy tomato sauce flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg would fantastic.

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
88
Vintage: 
2016
Current Price: 
$16.00USD

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