Champagne Salon 2013
Only you, JAL's First Class passengers, can enjoy the privilege of savoring the highest quality Champagne "Salon" in the stratosphere. Since its very first vintage released in 1921, Champagne "Salon" has been produced from a white grape varietal, Chardonnay, only in the greatest harvest years in the village of Le Mesnil-sur-Oger.
Salon's trademarks are the harmony of highly condensed, yet clear saltiness and acidity, along with a tight, strong body. In its gaiety and long, expansive afternote, Salon offers perennial, unsurpassed quality that has earned the House its eminence.
- Limited only for outbound flights from Japan
Billecart Salmon-Cuvée Nicolas François 2008
Cuvée Nicolas François’ nutty flavor derived from its maturity, together with a faintly caramel scent and yeast nuances create a complex aroma. Enjoy the silky bubbles, fresh, expansive acidity and the lasting afternote.
- Limited only for inbound flights to Japan
98WINEs NOGI Koshu 2022
98WINEs is a winemaker in Yamanashi that is fastidious about Koshu and Muscat Bailey A, two of the indigenous grape varietals of Japan. This NOGI Koshu 2022 features aromas evoking pear and white peach. Enjoy the poetic balance formed between the Umami and fresh acidity, along with the delightful bitterness on your palate. Altogether, these elements fashion this chic wine that brings out the Koshu’s absolute best qualities.
Chateau Lagrange 2017
Chateau Lagrange, located in Saint Julien, Bordeaux is a renowned winery even among its prestigious 3rd growth peers. Since 1983, when Suntory joined the ranks of management, its reputation has been further augmented. This claret has a sophisticated aroma that evokes cassis, mulch and licorice. Now at a gorgeous stage in its maturity, you can fully appreciate the flavors of gaiety alongside ripeness. This is a full-bodied Bordeaux, in which a complex afternote, smooth palate and elegant tannins are creating a beautiful harmony.
(Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Others)
Japanese Wine Craftspeople
Here is an introduction to a couple of wines made by Japanese overseas.
Chateau Igai Takaha SONO Pinot Noir 2018
This is the flagship wine of Chateau Igai Takaha, a winery named after the owner's family crest. It was made the owner's wife, Miyoko Sugimoto, in mind. SONO is from a nickname for his wife's maiden name, Sonoda.
"SONO's" sumptuous fruitiness and fresh, crisp acidity join to create a juicy, bounteous palate. The well-integrated tannins envelop your tastebuds through to the gorgeous berry afternote.