Chateau Chizay is a winery located in the heart of the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains, in the small village of Chizay. Founded in the early 1990s, Chateau Chizay has quickly become one of the most highly regarded wineries in Ukraine, producing a range of high quality red, white, and sparkling wines.
Their vineyards are found in the unique terroir of Transcarpathia, with the best soils, mostly of volcanic origin, southern hillsides and mild climate, which allows not to use artificial watering
One of the key factors that sets Chateau Chizay apart from other wineries in the region is its commitment to using traditional winemaking techniques. The winery is dedicated to producing wine in the most natural way possible, using only the finest grapes grown in the surrounding vineyards. In addition, Chateau Chizay uses only the most advanced winemaking equipment and technologies, ensuring that each bottle of wine is of the highest quality.
Chateau Chizay produces a portfolio of wines made from local native grapes from the reigon, as well as some international varietals. While & red European varietals are grown at Chateau Chizay, including Pink Traminer, Rhine Riesling, Muscat Ottonel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Pinot Blanc
Native grapes include
- Chersegi Fuszeres; a grape that grows only at Chateau Chizay, it's rich bouquet is full of aromas of flowers and summer fruits, producing aromatic white wines that are bright, fruity and spicy, with delicate bitterness, apricot tones and refreshing acidity
- Blaufrankisch; a grape that also grows in Austria & Hungary under various names, it produces The aroma is complex, with tones of violet, black currant, cherry, blackberry and light shades of spices
In addition to its wine production, Chateau Chizay is also known for its beautiful and historic chateau, which serves as the winery's tasting room and event space. The chateau, which dates back to the 19th century, has been beautifully restored and now offers visitors the opportunity to taste and purchase the winery's wines, as well as take tours of the vineyards and winemaking facilities.
Overall, Chateau Chizay is a truly remarkable winery, producing high quality wines using traditional techniques and the finest grapes. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or simply looking for a unique and delicious wine experience, Chateau Chizay is definitely worth a visit.