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.
DIREN KARMEN SERIES - ROSE
Karmen Rose is produced entirely from Öküzgözü grapes. It has strawberry, melon and banana on the nose.
Best served between 10° - 12° beside grilled meats, salads, pizza and cheeses.
DIREN COLLECTION SERIES - ÖKÜZGÖZÜ
This wine is mainly made from Öküzgözü grapes, a local variety from Eastern Anatolia blended with Cabernet Sauvignon from Aegean. Öküzgözü has a fresh, lively, structure with cherry and raspberry flavours. The Cabernet Sauvignon brings roundness and body.
Best served at between 14 and 16 degrees
MAHLEP - GIFT BOXED
Exclusive to Taste Turkey
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....
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Kayra Versus Öküzgözü is produced with modern viticulture techniques and reflects the differentiated micro terroirs of Alpagut Vineyards. KAYRA Versus Öküzgözü offers purity of the ancient varietal with condensed red fruit aromas balanced with fresh acidity.
A wine which promises enthusiasm: with its dense fruit and lively acidity which gracefully evolve to reveal subtle nuances of exotic spice, leather, cassis and a hint of toasty smoke. The soft silky texture adds to the red forest fruits and savoury notes on the palate with a long, lingering finish.
A blend of two grape varieties both indigenous to Turkey. The two are exceedingly complimentary: Boğazkere is noted for its strong tannins and structure, while Öküzgözü makes bright, fruit-driven red wines. Together, they make a full-bodied, intense red wine that marries well with food and can benefit from time spent in cellar.
It first shows a vibrant fresh hue. The aroma is multi-layered and complex, suggesting bright red fruits like blackberries, blueberries, or plums. There are also savoury nuances of roast meats and grilled mushrooms, with whiffs of wood-smoke
Doluca DLC ÖKÜZGÖZÜ
Scents of cranberries are welcoming the nose. Swirl for a hint of cinnamon and cloves. Dominant flavours are of red cherry, cherry wood, milk chocolate, and a constant savoury undercurrent of cloves.
*******These bottles have wine stained labels due to a earlier breakage.********
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...
Lively bright, ripe red fruit aromas with gorgeous acidity are the hallmarks of this fantastic wine. Just a hint of menthol and exotic spices of the ancient mid-orient combine with supple tannins that integrate seamlessly with the smoothness of the finish. A truly undiscovered treasure of Turkey.