Öküzgözü

Öküzgözü (Pronunciation: Oh-cooz-goe-zue) Native to Eastern Anatolia, Öküzgözü derives its name from large dark berries that resemble a “bull’s eye”.

ORIGIN (Sub Region)
: Eastern Anatolia (Elazığ)
COLOR: Light ruby red similar to Pinot Noir.
PALATE: Medium body, red fruit dominant delicate bouquet, medium tannins, high acidity.
STYLES: Usually blended with Boğazkere.
Climate:
Cold winters and hot dry summers.
The vineyards at Elazığ are 850-1100 meters high.
Keban and Karakaya dams on the Euphrates initiated a climate change in the region, rendering harsh winters and dry hot summers mellower.
Soil:
Red clay and decomposed granites.
Light chalky clay soils to sandy clay with underlying limestone.
Aroma Profile:
Raspberry, Dark cherry, Sour Cherry, Pomegranate, Ripe Plum, Clove, Cardamom, Chocolate, Eucalyptus, Mint
Pairings:
Casseroles, Kebabs, Smoked Meats, Eggplant, Grilled Red Meats

All Öküzgözü Wines:

Gulor
G Silver Öküzgözü-Cabernet Sauvigon

2012
A blend of 60% Okuzgozu 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. Know... more >
$19.95  
Gulor
G Silver Öküzgözü-Petit Verdot

2011
65% Okuzgozu 35% Petit Verdot Known as Bull’s Eye... more >
$19.95  
Gulor
Sayeste Öküzgözü

2011
Öküzgözü is a deeply-colored variety indigenous to Turkey. Known as Bull... more >
$15.95  
Gulor
Sayeste Öküzgözü Boğazkere

2011
70% Okuzgozu 30% Boğazkere fermented in stainless s... more >
$17.95  
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