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Calkarasi

The red variety (also Cal Karasi) comes from the Turkey; the name means "Black of Cal". She may not with the morphological very similar varieties Adakarasi. Horozkarasi. Kalecik Karasi or Papazkarasi be confused (but it is believed that some of them may be identical). The medium to late-ripening vine generally has good resistance to disease. It produces fruity, acidic, rather bright red wines with soft tannins and raspberry flavor. The variety is grown on the eponymous peninsula Cal in the Pamukkale region (Denizli province) in the southwest of the country at 600 to 850 meters above sea level. It is mostly used as a blend of red or rosé wines. The big winery Kavaklidere From it the famous brand rosé wine is made Lal, She will also for the distillation from Raki and the production of raisins used. In 2010, 625 hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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