KALECİK KARASI

Kalecik Karası is a Turkish grape variety and a Turkish wine produced from this grape. This grape and wine are called by the name of area, the Kalecik district of Ankara Province, Turkey. Kalecik Karası grows successfully near the Kızılırmak River and is used to make some of Turkey’s best red wine. Kalecik Karası has bluish black, circular and thin skinned berries. The wines produced from this grape variety are of medium intensity red color, bear red fruit aromas and have medium tannin with high level of acidity. The most pronounced aromas are strawberry, raspberry and red cherry. It is also grown successfully in Cappadocia where the terroir is very similar to its homeland. Kalecik Karası grapes are famous for their unique taste, aroma and flavor. This unique quality has been honored with several awards won in International wine contests, and has attracted the interest of Turkish wine lovers. As a result, Kalecik Karası has become much in demand among domestic wines in recent years.

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