Boğazkere

Boğazkere (Pronunciation: Bow-aahz-keh-reh) Boğazkere is the most tannic grape of Turkey and literally translates to “Throat Scratcher”.
ORIGIN (Sub Region)
: Southeastern Anatolia (Diyarbakır)
COLOR: Dark ruby to purple.
PALATE: Full-body, high dense tannins, medium acidity, similar to Tannat, dark berries.
STYLES: It is usually blended with other grapes, mainly Öküzgözü.
Climate:
The grape prefers hot and dry climates and relatively higher altitudes. It is quite resistant to drought.
Soil:
Decomposed sandstone to red clays
Aroma Profile:
Black Cherry, Raspberry, Blackberry, Black Mulberry
Pepper, Clove, Eucalyptus, Tobacco, Leather, Pine Forest, Dark Chocolate, Licorice
Pairings:
Spicy meat dishes, kebabs and BBQs, slow roasted lamb, intense cheeses

All Boğazkere Wines:

Gulor
Sayeste Öküzgözü Boğazkere

2011
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