Kayra Vintage Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2013

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An elegant, barrel-fermented Chardonnay, showing enticing aromas of tropical fruits, orange and green plum, enveloped by toasty, buttery notes. The creamy, full bodied palate is harmoniously balanced with a lively acidity and a long, buttery finish.

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£16.54

RRP: £17.49 (save 5%)

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Winery: Kayra

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Kayra is producing premium wines from the Anatolia region - considered to be the birthplace of wine - and is at the cutting edge of winemaking. The wines are made from unique and intriguing local as well as international varieties. These indigenous varieties, while being ancient to Turkey, are being vinified using modern techniques and are producing award winning results. The vines are planted in the best sites following the philosophy of terroir and the vineyards and wineries have been significantly invested in. The Elaziğ winery, located in Eastern Anatolia, was established in 1942 and is dedicated entirely to the production of red wines. The Şarköy Winery in Thrace was built in 1996 and embraces a cellar for 1,200 barrels, reserved for the ageing of special cuvées. Under the guidance of consultant winemaker Daniel O'Donnell, it is Kayra's aim to reveal the true potential of Turkey and to bring their rich history and generous spirit to lovers of fine wine.

The Chardonnay fruit is sourced from two areas: the cool, high planes of Denizli and Güney, in the eastern region of Aegean. The vines are grown at 900 metres above sea level on Vertical Shoot Positioning training systems (VSP), on limestone over clay soils. The cooler nights help to impart a refreshing acidity and citrus notes to the wine.

 
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RRP £17.49
Vintage 2013
Alcoholic strength 13.5%
Serve with seafood, grilled fish, poultry in a creamy sauce, or soft cheese such as Brie
Country Turkey
Region Aegean
Subregion Denizli
Grapes Chardonnay 100%
Dry/Sweet value 2
Contains sulphites Yes
Vegetarian No
Vegan No
Milk No
Eggs No
Organic No
Biodynamic No

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