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Kayra Narince

Kayra Narince

A delicate Turkish delight

Eastern Anatolia may well be where winemaking began, though its strictly Muslim population means little of that happens now.  This is a rare exception, made from the local Narince grape, whose name means ‘delicate’.  At just 11.5% this delightfully floral and citrussy wine is certainly that.  The bush vines grow on dry riverbeds where they often suffer an unusual viticultural hazard – locals strip the vines of their leaves to make dolmades!
 

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This light, aromatic wine suits being served quite cold, though not glass-foggingly so – 7°C to 8°C.  Give the pouch two or three minutes out of the fridge before pouring.
 
Low alcohol combined with plenty of aroma and flavour make this particularly suitable for spicy Asian dishes – it’s a great match for a Thai curry, or spicy prawns.  For western cuisine, pair it with fresh seafood or creamy pasta dishes.
 

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CountryTurkey
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Year2015
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ABV11.5%

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