Taiheizan Tenko "Heavenly Grace"

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Description: This Gold Medal winner has a graceful nose filled with green apple, honeydew melon and unripe strawberries. What a wonderful first sip-sake. Your palette will enjoy a rush of silky flavors that roll on a viscous fluid that has fruit forward goodness and ends in a watery goodbye. Very elegant with slippery layers of depth and a gentle Daiginjo sweetness. A must for those looking for an exceptionally flavored sake made the old fashioned way that slides and shimmies.

One word to describe this sake brew: Strawberries

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, Turkey, Ham and Game, Stuffing and Gravy, Fried and Mashed Potatoes, Hamburgers, Pizza, Sandwiches, Mac & Cheese

Taste profile: WINE: Round and soft reds/fat and fruity whites; BEER: Belgian Ales, Stouts and Lagers

Brewery: Kodama Jozou
Sake Type: Junmai Daiginjo
Bottle Size: 720ml
Founded: 1879
Prefecture: Akita
Toji (Master Brewer): Saruta
Ingredients: Ricetype: Yamadanishiki; Water: On-site well water; Yeast: #9; No sulfites, no preservatives.
Seimaibuai (amount of rice left after milling): 40%
Alcohol Content: 15.50%
Sake Meter Value (the lower the sweeter, the higher the drier): +2
Sweet or dry: Semi-dry
Body: Full
Acidity: 1.4
Amino acids: 1.3
Serving temp: Chilled, Slightly Chilled, Room Temperature