Çal Karası is a local variety of red wine grape from the Çal district of the Denizli Province of western Turkey and its aromatic character and the fact that it gives only faint color makes this variety a very suitable option for rosé wines and light red wine production. It is named after the Çal district of Denizli and its wine bears strawberry, raspberry and cranberry aromas. Çal Karası is only found in the mountains at 750-1200 m above the sea level around Gömce village. The wines are around 12 – 13% alcohol, with 5-7 grams/litre acidity. It is a good match with any kind of aperitif together with fruits, pastries, cheese (Roquefort).