Y by Yoshiki

“Y by Yoshiki “ wines are created by Yoshiki, composer, classically trained pianist, rock drummer and leader of Japanese rock group “X Japan”. 

Y by Yoshiki wine is created in collaboration with Rob Mondavi Jr., 4th generation Napa Valley winemaker and grandson of Robert Mondavi.

As a wine lover and California resident, Yoshiki has truly respected the Mondavi family and their long commitment to producing world class wines for many generations. From this respect, the “Y by Yoshiki” collaboration was born.

In February 2009, Yoshiki met with Michael Mondavi and his son, Rob Mondavi Jr. They invited Yoshiki to their Napa Valley home to have dinner and to discuss their new collaboration wine project. They tasted many wines together that evening in order to get a sense of the wines that Yoshiki loves and enjoys. The next day, Yoshiki and winemaker Rob Mondavi Jr. visited the Michael Mondavi Family Estate where they tasted and blended many different wines from the different barrels of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon in order to blend the perfect wines for Yoshiki. The first two wines of their new collaboration, -- Y by Yoshiki California Chardonnay 2008 and the Y by Yoshiki California Cabernet Sauvignon were released in Autumn 2009 exclusively in Japan.

In the fall of 2016, Yoshiki released his "Napa series" of wines -- the Y by Yoshiki Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 and Y by Yoshiki Napa Valley Chardonnay 2012.  The grapes for these luxury wines were sourced exclusively from selected vineyards in the Napa Valley. The reputation for these wines continued to grow and after several Yoshiki television appearances featuring the wines, Y by Yoshiki Napa wines became instantly famous and quickly sold out. Since then, Y by Yoshiki wines have become more and more difficult to obtain.  

Yoshiki decided to create a new blend of “smart casual wine” so that the average consumers could enjoy his California wines. Yoshiki and Rob went back to work and in July 2018, they released their "California series" of wines -- Y by Yoshiki California Chardonnay 2017 and Y by Yoshiki California Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 were released but within 6 months, the wines were sold out.

Later, at the end of 2018, in celebration of his 10 year partnership with Rob Mondavi Jr., Yoshiki released his "masterpiece", the 10th Anniversary Special Edition Y by Yoshiki Oakville Napa Valley 2016.

This year, in the summer of 2019, Yoshiki launched the newest releases of his "California series", the Y by Yoshiki "Encore" California Chardonnay 2017 and the Y by Yoshiki California Cabernet Sauvignon 2017.

Country

United States

Region

California

Appellation

Napa Valley


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2017  Y by Yoshiki Chardonnay

●We only ship for addresses in Japan. ●Orders through online shopping only. ●Credit Card payment only. ●Orders will be shipped sequentially from September 6.  ●For Refrigerated courier service, please choose [Reefer \1000] for delivery category on "Order options" page in the cart. Items will be shipped by normal delivery service wihtout temperature control, if Reefer is not selected or even if noted in the "Note to Seller". ●For Gift Wrapping, please select from GIFT WRAPPING and add to cart.  Items will be shipped by ordinally box, if any types are not selected or even if noted in the "Note to Seller". ●Up to 12 bottles per person. Orders more than the amount will be cancelled entirely .

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¥5,300
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2017 Y by Yoshiki California Cabernet Sauvignon

●We only ship for addresses in Japan. ●Orders through online shopping only. ●Orders will be shipped sequentially from October 3.  ●Credit Card payment only. ●For Refrigerated courier service, please choose [Reefer \1000] for delivery category on "Order options" page in the cart. Items will be shipped by normal delivery service wihtout temperature control, if Reefer is not selected or even if noted in the "Note to Seller". ●For Gift Wrapping, please select from GIFT WRAPPING and add to cart.  Items will be shipped by ordinally box, if any types are not selected or even if noted in the "Note to Seller". ●Up to 12 bottles per person. Orders more than the amount will be cancelled entirely .

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¥5,500