Umenishiki Sakehitosuji "Gorgeous Plum"

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Description: This Ginjo is a genshu with a subtle fruity nose mixed with koji rice and vanilla. The flavor in this brew is all forward with a nice round middle and a complete and confident finish. There is no denying the fruit-filled flavors but the clean and crisp acidity blends perfectly with the over-all mouth to make a harmonized sake full of potency and subtlety. A great example of a Ginjo that goes both ways " well with food and also on its own. This is one of the best sakes to pair with cooked fish.

One word to describe this sake brew: Fruity 

Food Pairings: Grilled Fish, Light Pasta, Shellfish, Grilled Meats, BBQ & Skewers, Fried or Salty Dishes, Stews & Soups, Salads, Grilled and Steamed Veggies, Fruit Salad, Tofu and Soba, Turkey, Ham and Game, Hamburgers, Pizza, Sandwiches, Fruit (Parfaits, Pies)

Taste profile: WINE: Big and bold reds/fat and fruity whites; BEER: Ales and Pilsners
Brewery: Umenishiki Yamakawa
Sake Type: Junmai Ginjo
Bottle Size: 720ml
Founded: 1872
Prefecture: Ehime
Toji (Master Brewer): Yamane
Ingredients: Ricetype: Yamadanishiki; Water: On-site well water; Yeast: Kyokai #9; No sulfites, no preservatives.
Seimaibuai (amount of rice left after milling): 55%
Alcohol Content: 16.50%
Sake Meter Value (the lower the sweeter, the higher the drier): +3
Sweet or dry: Semi-sweet to Semi-dry
Body: Full
Acidity: 1.9
Amino acids: 2.0
Serving temp: Chilled, Slightly Chilled