Diren Bogazkere 2016 (Drinks like a dry Merlot!)
Drinks like a dry red Merlot!
Since the winery was founded in 1958, Diren has focused on the indigenous grapes of Turkey. The Bogazkere is made from old-vine grapes grown outside the city of Diyarbakir. It is a medium to full-bodied wine with flavors of blackberry and ripe Bing cherry. Bogazkere means "throat-scratcher" in Turkish, and it is known for its ample tannins.
Boğazkere is a grape variety and a Turkish wine originated from Diyarbakır Province near the Tigris river in the southeastern region of Turkey. It is a dark red rich grape and the wine is well structured with dried fruit and fig flavors.