Yakut, the legendary red wine of Turkey, is produced from Öküzgözü, Boğazkere, Alicante and Carignan grapes carefully selected from the best vineyards of Eastern Anatolia and Aegean Regions. Yakut is a distinctive red wine with its rich red fruit aromas very well balanced with its ripe tannins.
The favourite rose wine of Turkey, “Lal” is produced from “Çal Karası” grapes grown in Denizli. This delicious rose wine has attractive red fruit aromas, fresh acidity and persistency of flavors. It is best when served at 6-8° C and perfectly matches with Thai chicken, grilled fish and chicken, lightly spicy meals, pizzas and pastas.
Çankaya, the favourite white wine of Turkey, is produced from Emir, Narince and Sultana grapes carefully selected from Anatolian vineyards. This elegant, persistent and well balanced white wine is best when served at 6-8° C and matches perfectly with grilled fish, sea food salads, tomato sauced pastas, grilled chicken and fresh cheeses.
Angora Red is a delicious, round and well balanced wine produced from Cabernet Sauvignon, Alicante, Merlot and Carignan grapes grown in Aegean region. Revealing Aegean soil’s energy, it matches well with deli meat, lightly sauced red meat dishes, Bolognese sauced pasta, hamburger and barbecue. It is best served at 16 - 18°C.
Villa Doluca Classic Red is a dry red wine produced from a blend of three different varietals: Okuzgozu grapes from Eastern Anatolia for its fruity character, Alicante grapes for its easy to drink, Carignan grapes for balanced and full-bodied structure. Villa Doluca Classic Red has fruity, smooth and complex chracteristics.
The wine produced from Sultaniye grapes with its fruity, refreshing and crisp character and juicy Semillon grapes which yield easy to drink wines. Villa Doluca Classic White has crisp, smooth, aromatic flavors.
This wine is Labeled in Domestic markets as 'Klasick' but internationally as 'Legend'.
Angora White revealing the distinctive aromatic character of the “Sultana” grape grown in Denizli, is a delicious, lively and well balanced white wine. It is best served at 6-8° C and matches well with grilled fishes, grilled chicken, sea food, salads and fresh cheeses. It can be also enjoyed as an aperitif.
A sparkling white wine with a fresh fruit driven style, which is light and refreshing. Altın Köpük is the first natural sparkling wine of Turkey produced by “Methode de la cuve close” (second fermentation in tank)” from Emir grapes grown in volcanic soil of Cappadocia. After fermentation, the wine is cooled and kept with the lees (élévage sur lies).
DIREN COLLECTION SERIES - BOĞAZKERE
Boğazkere is a local grape varietal grown on the southern slopes of the Toros mountains. This grape makes a very tannic wine with blackberry flavours. Cabernet sauvignon brings body and Kalecik Karasi, freshness and fruit flavours.
Best served between 16° - 18° beside beef, spicy foods, cheeses, sweet and sour meals.
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A unique, fortified wine made from a distinctive spice extracted from the seeds of a sour cherry-like fruit which grows wild in the Tokat mountains, blended with Turkish native grape varieties. Figs, cinnamon and dark chocolate aromas precede port flavours on the palate and a well-defined cherry finish....
This red wine is a blend of local varieties from the region of Güney. Okuzgozu and shiraz. It has a good balance and displays red fruit flavours and matches well with all kinds of grilled meat and cheese. to be served at 14-16 degrees.
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Efes Pilsener Draft Beer 500ml x12
Presented in a barrel shaped bottle, Efes draft is a light 5% abv imported lager, which has only been semi pasteurised beer to achieve a taste of freshly dispensed keg lager.
DIREN VADI - BLUSH
Vadi Blush is produced from grapes grown in the Kazova Vasfi Diren Foundation's vineyards. Vadi Blush has a light pink colour and cherry, strawberry, banana and white peach aromas on the nose. It has an elegant, round and soft palate.
Best served at 8° degrees.
The multiply award winning wine is a lovely deep ruby colour. This vintage has black fruit aromas, with hints of smoke and spicy touches. On the palate, there is a very good density of finely textured tannins with a long spicy finish. A complex yet elegant full bodied quality wine.
Grapes: Syrah, Petit Verdot & Cabarnet Franc.
DIREN KARMEN SERIES - RED
A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Öküzgözü and Boğazkere. Öküzgözü grapes are grown in the Elaziğ region near the Euphrates River bringing freshness and flavours like raspberry and cherry. Boğazkere grapes are grown on the southern slopes of Toros mountains and bring structure with strong tannins and fruit flavours.
A blend of robust, tannic Bogazkere grapes from Southeastern Anatolia with Öküzgözü grapes from Eastern Anatolia that have a unique aroma and a crisp, fruity character. Aged for 12 months in 225 lt. French oak barrels and kept in bottles for 2 more years in order to attention its characteristic full-bodied and rich bouqet. Kav has full-bodied, well...
DIREN COLLECTION SERIES - CHARDONNAY
This wine is a light, bright yellow. A mix of bananas, lemon and apple aromas on the nose combine with a round mouth.
Matches well with any kind of fish, seafood, creamy pasta and cheeses.
Best served at 6° - 8° degrees.
Following a gentle pressing process the juice and sediment of the Chardonnay grapes, known as “the queen of the whites” , are put into small French oak barrels to ferment together in a method known as “sur lie”. Then, the malolactic fermentation process generally used for red wines is applied to lend the resulting wine its “buttery” character, a velvety...
Palest pink in colour, this pretty rosé delights with delicate notes of citrus, orange flower, pink grapefruit and vibrant, ripe red fruits. The fruity palate echoes the nose with wild strawberry and raspberry notes dominanting and finishes lively and crisp.
DIREN COLLECTION SERIES - KALECIK KARASI
This wine is mainly made from native varietal ‘Kalecik Karasi’ but blended with a hint of Syrah and Boğazkere. This is an elegant wine with fruity flavours like cherry, strawberry, given roundness of body by Syrah and structured by the tannins of Boğazkere.
Kalecik Karasi matches well with fish, lamb, cheese and...
A dry red wine, made from Kalecik Karası grapes that are indigenous to Anatolia. Ruby in color with garnet reflections. The bouquet is of red fruits: raspberries, cherries and strawberries are interwoven with hints of spices, vanilla and cocoa. On the palate Vinkara Kalecik Karası Reserve is fruitdriven and well-balanced with smooth, soft tannins and a...
The Öküzgözü grapes – cultivated in our vineyards in Denizli Region with a low yield management program- were harvested in early October. This wine is remarkable with its balanced, smooth and medium-bodied structure. This wine was matured – 5 months sur lie and 7 months without lees- a total of 12 months in 70% French and 30% American oak.
This is really good and a mile away from what you might expect from Turkey. Lovely fresh floral, pink grapefruit and grassy hints on the nose and beautifully balanced palate of lemony, sherberty Sauvignon with minerals and real length.
Intriguing perfume of earthy fruit, tar, raw meat and game - showing elegance and complexity. The palate is rich, with concentrated spicy red and dark fruits, well-judged oak and a fine black pepper note on the lingering finish. Tannins are high but smooth and well-integrated. Excellent!
A factor that distinguishes the Tekirdağ Rakısı Gold Series is the clear effect of the proportionate values of the mid-product, called ‘extinction in the cauldron' and ‘the belly' in the production process, on the final product. A further important characteristic of this limited edition rakı is the fact that it is rested for a month minimum in oak barrels...
Kayra Buzbağ Series - Buzbağ Red Wine
Produced from the grapes nourished and grown with the Anatolia’s soil, rain and sun. Buzbağ is produced from Öküzgözü & Boğazkere grapes grown in Eastern Anatolia and selected with great care. It bears ripe cherry, sour cherry and blackberry flavours and is soft with a pleasant taste.
DIREN LES MUSES
Les Muses is made entirely from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from the Diren vineyards in Tokat, an area where Cabernet Sauvignon gains a delicate and complex character. Les Muses grapes are meticulously hand-picked, processed in the same area and matured in oak barrels for 18 months.