Boğazkere (Kurdish: Şerabî) is a grape variety and a Turkish wine originated from Diyarbakır Province near the Tigris river in Southeastern region of Turkey. Its very dark red rich grape and its very well structured with dried fruit flavors and fig taste. It also gives its name to a wine produced from the grape by the certificated Boğazkere vineyards in Diyarbakır.
The characteristics of this wine is strong body, very enjoyable long finishing, dark red color with dark blue hue, very rich and strong aromas of dried red fruits, spices. Good for aging up to 10 years. Recommended with red meat kebabs, turkey, salmon and cheese. Especially eastern Anatolian cheddar or Gruyere cheese.
- Prof. Hüseyn Karataş, Dicle University, Diyarbakir. 23.05.2012
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