Pasaeli "6N"
Staff Pick
Organic

Pasaeli "6N" - 2017

Item # 37073 750mL
$17.96/ Single Bottle
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$215.52 $193.97/ Case of 12
Color
Red
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Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

This dry red wine is made from the indigenous grape Karasakiz (a bit of Merlot is blended in), grown in vineyards near the Aegean Sea on the western side of Turkey. Reminiscent of Grignolino, this is lighter style of red wine that works best with smoked salmon or chicken shawarma. Enjoy lightly chilled.


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Staff Pick Notes

I can't say I've had wine made from the Karasakiz grape variety before but the addition of the Merlot makes for some familiar aromas/flavor. Rich aromatics including red fruit like cranberry, plum and most unsual, a ripe fig component. once you get this on the palate the lighter and brighter nature take over yielding a medium bodied wine with refreshing acidity. Quite delicious to drink and a pleasure to check off the list of wines/regions that I encounter here in NYC.

- SCB

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Merlot

The next time you hear someone say they never touch Merlot, tell them that it's too bad, because you were just about to open a few bottles of Château Pétrus and Le Pin, and you have no one to share them with. Some wine drinkers are quick to dismiss varieties that become too fashionable, but Merlot is popular for good reason. It has one of the most impressive and distinctive textures of any wine,...

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