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 Narince 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.
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....
DIREN COLLECTION SERIES - NARINCE
This wine is made from a local grape, Narince, grown in the Tokat region. This wine has a delicate structure with freshness and fruitiness, citrus flavours balanced by a hint of wood.
Best served at 8° - 10° degrees.
Matches well with all kinds of grilled, panned and steamed fishes, sea foods and cheeses.
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...
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...
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...
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 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 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.
DIREN KARMEN SERIES SELECTION - RED
Diren’s legendary Karmen Selection is back! With its full body and strong tannic texture, Karmen Selection Red is a blend of the most exclusive Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Boğazkere grapes in the Denizli region.
Best served at 18° - 20° degrees.
With blackberry, almond, cherry and roasted peanut notes this wine is...
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.
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.
Produced on the limestone plateau of Guney.Trio gets its name because it is a blend of three grape varieties. Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Narince.The roundness of the Chardonnay, the structure of the Narince and the freshness of the Sauvignon gives us a rich mouth with and a complex aroma of apple, pear, pineapple and grapefruit coming along with a...
Ruby with copper highlights. Rich and layered, the nose offers ripe damson plum, cinnamon and earth all under a frame of vanilla and milk chocolate. Dense with ripe black fruit and sweet spice, matching acidity and a well rounded overall expression on the palate. Ready to be enjoyed now but will also benefit from medium-term cellaring....
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.
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.
Cultivated with modern vineyard management methodology and a low yield program- were harvested in early September at our own vineyards in Denizli. The wine has smooth and round tannins also its pleasent floral characters.
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...
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
Merlot –originating from Bordeaux, France- has shown itself to be ideally suited to the Saros Region. The gentle sea breezes cool the vineyard enabling the Merlot grapes to linger on the vine developing their own unique softness and giving rich, fruity and long lasting flavour to their wine.