Description: This Tokubetsu Junmai has an earthy yet sweet aromatic nose that borders on ripe fruit. The strength in this brew rests in it unmistakable dryness and working acidity play. The flavor profile is very solid in the sense that it has a clean viscosity wrapped in a mouthful of dried fruit flavors and subtle earthiness. This is a very user-friendly dependable sake that is great for beginners and is well relied upon by old faithfuls.
One word to describe this sake brew: Dry
Food Pairings: Sushi & Sashimi, Grilled Fish, Light Pasta, Shellfish, Grilled Meats, BBQ & Skewers, Fried or Salty Dishes, Deep Pastas, Stews & Soups, Fare with Heavy Sauces, Game and Fowl, Tofu and Soba, Turkey, Ham and Game, Stuffing and Gravy, Fried and Mashed Potatoes, Hamburgers, Pizza, Sandwiches
Taste profile: WINE: Big and bold reds/crisp and clean whites; BEER: Belgian Ales, Stouts and Lagers
Sake Type: Tokubetsu Junmai
Toji (Master Brewer): Sakuyama
Ingredients: Ricetype: Miyamanishiki; Water: On-site well water; Yeast: Kyokai #901; No sulfites, no preservatives.
Seimaibuai (amount of rice left after milling): 55%
Alcohol Content: 15.50%
Sake Meter Value (the lower the sweeter, the higher the drier): +10
Sweet or dry: Very Dry
Body: Medium to Full
Amino acids: 1.4
Serving temp: Chilled, Slightly Chilled, Room Temperature, Warm, Hot