Tasting notes: This is truly the undiscovered treasure of
Turkey, gorgeous acidity and lively bright ripe red fruit aromas
are the hallmark of this fantastic wine, just a hint of menthol and
exotic spices of the ancient mid-orient, supple tannins that
integrate seamlessly with the acidity and when decanted for a few
minutes. Exciting as it is to taste it is so much more exciting to
Food pairing: Try this with a great steak or a bit of fine aged
cheese, definitely something savory and luscious: seafood
casseroles, grilled red meat, pepper steak, roasted lamb loin,
pastas with spice, meat and tomato sauce, aged cheeses.
Residual Sugar: 1.7
Tartaric acidity: 5.18 g/L
Vineyards: Aydinicik, Elazığ / Eastern Anatolia.
Winemaker: Daniel O'Donnell.
Winemaker Notes: After years of winemaking i have never been so
enchanted by a single grape, I only hope you find it as exciting as
It is well-known today that winegrowing was born in Eastern
Anatolia 6,000 - 8,000 years ago. Along with a wealth of
archaeological evidence in the form of wine jugs, flasks and
goblets, the earliest written historical record of winemaking in
the region is documented in the Nippur tablets, dating back to
3,800 BC and among the world's oldest written documents.
The fertile soils of Anatolia reflect each year's environmental
conditions, which are more generous to some grapes than to others.
Kayra Imperial is a special series that transforms only the very
finest grapes of each year's harvest into wines that are the best
Turkey has to offer.
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