Kizan Winery Co., Ltd.

(81) 553-33-3024 3313 Enzan-Mikkaichiba
Kosyu, 404-0047
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KIZAN WINERY is a small family-operated winery. For more than 75 years, Tsuchiya's family has been growing grapes and making wine and brandy in ENZAN. We have been making both white and red wines in the traditional way, and to the end we believe that the Japanese varietal wines are best suited for the Japanese dishes. In 2009 vintage, we crashed 40 tons of grapes. Approximately 30% of the grapes were harvested in family-operated vineyards and the remainder was bought from neighboring growers. KIZAN WINE is truly regional wine. Viticulture in Japan has many disadvantages. Firstly, and most seriously, it is high humidity during growing season. Because we have a lot of rain in July (flowering season) and September (just before harvesting), many disease problems occur. Especially, European varieties, which usually have thin skins and relatively small berries, are less resistant to powdery and downy mildews and bunch rot. Secondly, as soils tend to be acidic, soil amelioration is necessary. Finally, as Read more »

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  • Chardonnay

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • Kizan Family Reserve Rouge 2004


    Excellent wine good price, Makers notes"A unique blend of Merlot (70%), Black Queen (20%), and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%). Fresh blackberry aroma with peppery, spicy character. Medium bodied with cool mouthfeel. Fruits, spiciness and oak flavor are well balanced. Medium length with delicate tannin." Read More

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