Kayra Buzbag Red


Grape: Okuzgozu

Country: Turkey

Region: Anatolia

Body: Medium

Abv: 12%

Size: 75cl

'Buzbağ' means Ice Vineyard and takes its name from the ice caves of Harput, a historic city in Eastern Anatolia. The Öküzgözü and Boğazkere grapes for this wine are grown in Elazığ, Eastern Anatolia and Diyarbakır, south eastern Anatolia. The vineyards sit at an altitude of 900m above sea level and are made up of red stony and clay soils.

The two varieties are vinified separately, each undergoing a cold soak and maceration for two days before fermentation in stainless steel tanks and malolactic conversion for a softer style of wine. The cuvées were then blended before bottling. 

Öküzgözü and Boğazkere complement one another beautifully truly reflecting the nature of Eastern Anatolia. Generous acidity balances intense tannins in a fruit driven wine with spicy character.  Flavours of cherry and red fruit provide an easy drinking style. Try with barbecued or grilled red meats (particularly lamb kebabs), mushrooms or aubergine, or mature cheeses.

Kayra use cutting edge winemaking to produce great award-winning wines using indigenous grapes from the Anatolia region of Turkey, an area considered by many to be the birthplace of wine. 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.

Sub Type: Red
Grape: Öküzgözü 76% Boğazkere 24%
Country: Turkey
Region: Anatolia
Tasting Notes:

Generous acidity balances intense tannins in a fruit driven wine with spicy character. Flavours of cherry and red fruit provide an easy drinking style.

Appearance: Ruby & Purple Hues
Body: Medium
Sweetness: Dry
Blending: Blended
Oaking: Unoaked
ABV: 12%
Vintage: 2019 / 2020
Vintage Note: From the vintages available you will be delivered the earliest or a mix depending on quantities ordered. Please leave a message in basket if you require a specific vintage
World Type: Old World
Closure: Cork
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: N/A
Food Match: Aubergine|Mushroom|Barbecue|Mature Cheese|Lamb
Producer: Kayra

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