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Cal Karasi - Description and characteristics of the Cal Karasi vine
The Cal Karasi grape has its origin in the Aegean Sea around Denizli / Cal.
Lively rosé wines and light, fruity red wines are often made from this grape variety.
One of the most important characteristics of Calkarasi is the high acidity of the wine. It helps to make lively and balanced rosé wines. The wines made from Calkarasi generally have a medium to high alcohol content.
Climatically, there is generally a mild climate in the Aegean Sea. However, it gets harder at altitude. Temperatures can rise to 40 ° C in summer and drop to -10 ° C in winter. There are approximately 80 days of rainfall, mostly in winter.
In the soil, the Cal Karasi vine likes from loam in the lower layers to calcareous chalk at 1100 m.
The berries have a purple-black color and an ellipsoidal shape. The berry size is small to medium in size.
In terms of aroma, the grape variety offers peaches, strawberries, fresh red fruits and ripe white fruits.
Rose wines from Calkarasi go well with oriental dishes, seafood and slightly spicy noodles.