Ginga Shizuku "Divine Droplets"

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Description: This dynamite sake is made not by pressing with a machine rather the brewers separate the sake from the lees by placing it in canvas bags and use gravity to drip the sake out slowly. Thus expect an amazingly silky quality to this brew with a nose full of pear and minerals. Talk about a great first sip. A clean start is filled with persimmon and plum flavors wrapped in a chewy and slightly fruity package. Yet the finish is more clean than fruity and more balanced than dry.

One word to describe this sake brew: Silky

Food Pairings: Elegant flavors with a subtle saltiness or natural sweetness

Taste profile: WINE: Pinot Noir/chewy whites; BEER: Sweet ales/hefferweisen

Brewery: Takasago Shuzo
Sake Type: Junmai Daiginjo
Bottle Size: 720ml
Founded: 1899
Prefecture: Hokkaido
Toji (Master Brewer): Tokujiro Sasaki
Ingredients: Ricetype: Yamada Nishiki; Yeast: Koyaki #9No sulfites, no preservatives.
Seimaibuai (amount of rice left after milling): 50%
Alcohol Content: 15.6%
Sake Meter Value (the lower the sweeter, the higher the drier): +3
Sweet or dry: Semi-dry
Body: Medium
Acidity: 1.2
Serving temp: Chilled