ORIGIN (Sub Region)
Mid-Southern Anatolia (Tokat)
OTHER REGIONS (Sub Regions)
Mid-Southern Anatolia (Nevşehir / Cappadocia)
- Narince means “delicately” in Turkish.
- Mainly grown in Tokat and along Yeşilırmak (river).
- Both consumed as table grape and used in wine making. Dry and semi-dry wines can be made with Narince grape. It has yellow-green color and sophisticated fruit flavor.
- Since the acidity level is high, wine gains a complex bouquet with aging.
Narince makes straw yellow coloured wines with floral notes, yellow fruit and citrus aromas on the nose. On the palate, it produces round, medium to full bodied wines, balanced with good acidity. It is usually treated with oak. Narince can be associated with Chardonnay.
Climate: The origin of the grape Tokat’s climate represents a transition between the Central Black Sea and the Inner Anatolia climates. The climate is somewhat harsher at high altitude levels and in the southern sections of the province.
Soil: River bed and glaciated aluvial fan
Berry: Narince has large, oval, yellowish-green berries with bronze discolourisation, with large conical clusters with one or two shoulders.
Ripening: Narince is harvested in the second half of September.
Orange, Grapefruit, Lime, White Pineapple, Quince, Floral, Plumeria, Acaccia, Fruit Blossom, Basil, Ripe Green Apple, Walnut
FOOD & WINE MATCH
Oily Grilled Fish, Spicy Chicken, Eggplant Salad, Dishes with Onion, Hors d’oeuvres.