• Translated as “Morning Dew”, Asatsuyu is a pure Sauvignon Blanc and the only white wine made by Kenzo Estate.

  • The Japanese word which corresponds to the unity between all things, this alluring Rose represents the poetic balance between Kenzo Estate and its pristine natural milieu.

  • The gentian (Rindo in Japanese) is a purple flower evoking the color of this wine, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.

  • Meaning “Purple”, Murasaki is a robust blend of predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot selected from certain vineyard blocks and specific barrels.

  • Named “Indigo” for a color whose significance is profound in Japanese culture, this is a Cabernet Sauvignon possessed of the mighty stature the varietal is renowned for.

  • The name of the town where Kenzo was born, Asuka signifies a bright future and hope for tomorrow. The first Cabernet Franc from the estate, this has been selected specifically for the vintage.

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cabernet sauvignon

Selected from the most significant barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon, and enhanced by minor yet critical components of the four other Bordeaux red varieties, this wine is the boldest expression of the estate’s potential and power. Commanding respect and attention, “ai” bears the hallmark of classic Napa Cabernet while evoking a gracefulness on the palate that speaks to the elevation and the maritime influence of the Estate’s southern location in the valley.

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