Chateau Nuzun is a butique winery an hour west of Istanbul. The winery is located in the middle of Cesmeli Vineyards which is about 14.5 hectar estate of which half is currently producing wine grapes. The organic growing methods are employed since the vineyard is established in 2005 and an organic grower certificate is awarded in 2010. The first vintage is 2008. The half of the estate is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, one third is planted with Merlot and remaining with Syrah and Pinot Noir.

The altitude of the vineyard is 110m to 140m, all facing south with a slope of 18% except Pinot Noir parcel which faces north with 8% slope. The soil is gravel and sand stones with layers of compacted clay. The average temperature in July is 24.6 and in August 22.8 degree C. The yearly rainfall is about 550mm (in July =19mm, in August = 1.5mm, in September =19mm). We do not irrigate our vines. The predominant wind is from the north during the summer and from the south during the winter. The estate is located 5km from the Sea of Marmara, 60 km from Black Sea and 90 km from the Egean Sea.