ORIGIN (Sub Region)
Sout East Anatolia (Diyarbakır)
OTHER REGIONS (Sub Regions)
Mid-Eastern Anatolia (Malatya)
Mid-Northern Anatolia (Ankara, Uşak)
Aegean (Manisa, Denizli)
- Boğazkere means “throat burner”
- Boğazkere has very high dense tannins with medium acidity, similar to Tannat.
- The wines made from this grape are dark in color, full bodied, dense tannins, with complex flavor profiles.
- The wines from Bo¤azkere grape find balance when aged.
Climate: The grape prefers hot and dry climates, and relatively higher altitudes. It is quite resistant to drought
Soil: Decomposed sandstone to red clays
Berry: Dark blue / black colour, small to medium sized, round berries with thick skins
Ripening: Late ripening (middle of October)
Black Cherry, Raspberry, Blackberry, Black Mulberry, Pepper, Clove, Eucalyptus, Tobacco, Leather, Pine Forest, Dark Chocolate , Liquorice
FOOD & WINE MATCH
Spicy, saucy meat dishes, Kebabs and BBQs, Tandir (slow roasted lamb), Intensely flavoured cheese