Category Archives: Chardonnay

Tasting notes for 25.05.2015

We had a lovely tasting event on May 25th. I may say that particularly I like such tasting events where the participants reflect their feelings about wine. We tasted very interesting wines with different varieties from different regions of Turkey. … Continue reading

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Tasting notes: Louis de Grenelle Grande Cuvée– Saumur – Crémant de Loire

I bought this wine from Louis de Grenelle when I visited them in September 2010 during our great wine escape to France. It’s a classical “crémant” produced by “traditional method” (champagne method). 80% Chenin Blanc and 20% Chardonnay are used for this … Continue reading

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A futuristic Italian…

Kayra Wine’s “Terra” brand has started a nice event called “World Cuisine with Terra Wines”. “Italy” was the first “stop over” of this serial event. We had a chance to meet and taste the dishes of Italian Chef “Gianfranco Chiarini” … Continue reading

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Doluca “Karma” Wines @ Changa Restaurant – Istanbul …

The last night I was at the wine & dine event held by Doluca Vineyards in Changa Restaurant – Istanbul. We were in an event of pairing Doluca’s Karma Wines with Changa’s head chef Mr Civan Er’s “fusion” style courses. … Continue reading

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Tasting notes: Vinolus Vineyards – Chardonnay 2009 – Turkey

I decided to order all Vinolus wines including Chardonnay 2009 directly from the producer after I heard that they had been awarded for “silver” medal at the “chardonnay du monde” competition a few weeks ago. Finally I opened this award winner … Continue reading

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A weekend @ Chateau Nuzun

Last Sunday I had an opportunity to visit “Chateau Nuzun” a boutique wine producer close to Istanbul – Turkey located nearby Marmara Ereglisi on the northern coast of Marmara Sea. I must confess that I finally found a producer close … Continue reading

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