Kayra Versus Anatolia Öküzgözü 2014


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Country - Turkey

Region - Anatolia

Grape Varieties - Öküzgözü 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Kayra

Tasting notes - A complex nose of rhubarb, cassis and blackberry preserve are combined with subtle overtones of allspice and hazelnut and an intriguing note of pine forest. A concentrated and powerful wine full of high toned red fruits and a long finish.

Awards
Silver, DWWA, 2017
90Pts, Joanna Simon, 2017

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A concentrated and powerful wine showing notes of black fruits combined with spice and dark chocolate nuances.

Producer Note

Kayra produces premium wines from the Anatolia region -considered to be the birthplace of wine- and is at the cutting edge of winemaking. The wines are made from unique local varieties as well as international ones. These ancient indigenous varieties are being vinified using modern techniques and are producing awardwinning results. The vines are planted in the best sites; and the vineyards and wineries have been significantly invested in. The Elaziğ winery, located in Eastern Anatolia, was established in 1942 and is dedicated entirely to the production of red wines. The Şarköy Winery in Thrace was built in 1996 and embraces a cellar for 1,200 barrels, reserved for the ageing of special cuvées. Under the guidance of consultant winemaker Daniel O'Donnell, it is Kayra's aim to reveal the true potential of Turkey and to bring their rich history and generous spirit to lovers of fine wine.

Vintage

2014 saw average climatic conditions throughout the growth cycle. Later in the season when the grapes were maturing, the diurnal temperature difference increased extending the period in which the grapes ripened and concentrating the polyphenols in the wine.

Vineyard

The wines from the Kayra Versus vineyard are a reflection of the viticulture and wine crafting in modern day Turkey. Grown in Alpagut, in Eastern Anatolia, the indigenous Öküzgözü vines (pronounced "Oh-kuz-goe-zu"), are planted on south facing slopes with pebble and clay soils. These vines are now reaching a maturity level which is demonstrating what they have to offer. The vines are handpicked at optimum maturity levels.

Winemaking

A philosophy of minimum intervention was carried out in the winery, so that the vineyard’s terroir expresses its true potential. The grapes were carefully hand sorted and underwent 48 hours cold maceration. Fermentation took place at controlled temperatures of 26 to 28°C, followed by 18 months ageing in oak. 20% was new oak (13% French, 7% American) and the remaining 80% was matured in neutral oak. The focus was to achieve a wine with balance and liveliness.

Tasting Note

A complex nose of rhubarb, cassis and blackberry preserve are combined with subtle overtones of allspice and hazelnut and an intriguing note of pine forest. A concentrated and powerful wine full of high toned red fruits and a long finish.

Grape

Öküzgözü 100%

5982514A
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Vintage
2014
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
Anatolia

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Kayra Versus Anatolia Öküzgözü 2014

Country - Turkey

Region - Anatolia

Grape Varieties - Öküzgözü 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Kayra

Tasting notes - A complex nose of rhubarb, cassis and blackberry preserve are combined with subtle overtones of allspice and hazelnut and an intriguing note of pine forest. A concentrated and powerful wine full of high toned red fruits and a long finish.

Awards
Silver, DWWA, 2017
90Pts, Joanna Simon, 2017

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