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.
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.
Purity and varietal characteristics are emphasized rather than a flamboyant winemaking signature; seven months aging in small barrels and the suppression of malo-lactic fermentation retain the integrity of unique terroir and the brilliance of this grape. Cellar this wine for at least two years to develop the full weight on the palate. Complex baking aromas will mingle with more exotic floral components and a honeyed character will emerge.