Umay's Cab Franc & Petit Verdot tasting


Written by Umay Çeviker. 

This thematic tasting was organised with great difficulty, as explained in Tasters – take nothing for granted, with the purpose of getting to know the varietals Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot on their own in order to judge their role in a Bordeaux blend better. It was a double-blind tasting in which no participant – excluding the organiser, Ayhan Güleyen – had any idea about any wine tasted. 

Apart from the members of our tasting group Crazy 4 Wine, participants included respected food and wine writer Vedat Milor and his wife Linda Milor, Kavaklıdere winemaker...