Category Archives: Kalecik Karasi

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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Mediterranean Style @ home…

I shall tell you about one of my favorite octopus dishes which belongs to Spain’s “Galiçia” region “Pulpo a la Gallega”. I was thinking of cooking this dish for a long time and finally I made it… Many people does … 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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Tasting Notes: Likya Isinda Rose 2009 – Rice from Pounded Unripe Wheat with Shrimps / Steamed Vegetables with Celery/Red Beet Purée

Likya Wines are producing interesting wines from Antalya – Elmali region of Turkey. This Rose Wine from 2009 vintage made by Kalecik Karasi grape, has classic salmon color. Strawberry is very intensive on the nose and the palate, just like … Continue reading

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Tasting notes: 2 different Kalecik Karasi varietal– Trajan Kalecik Karasi 2009 and Vinolus Kalecik Karasi 2007

“Kalecik Karasi” grape is Turkey’s one of the special varietal grapes originated from the town of Kalecik nearby Ankara Central Anatolia. Trajan is trademark of Tomurcukbag vineyards from Kalecik town. Their 2009 vintage Kalecik Karasi wine is a good example … Continue reading

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