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Description: This Daiginjo has a brilliant nose filled with blueberry, strawberry, and floral elements. Welcome to one of those "this is a rice beverage?" sakes that is packed with so much fruit and fun that it takes a lot of convincing of those who do not know a lot about sake but love this brew. Yes, it has many wine-like comparisons from fat, chewy and fruity to a sweetness that gets muted by a strong acidity play. Look for blueberry, honeydew melon, and tropical fruit flavors balled up in the viscous flow that is round, soft and smooth. If you like drinking your nose this sake drinks as it smells, and for those who like Daiginjos at room temperature this brew works well.

One word to describe this sake brew: Berry

Food Pairings: Shellfish, whitefish, fruit plates, oysters

Taste profile: WINE: Pinot Noir/French Chardonnay; BEER: Soft fruity ales

Brewery: Aoki Shuzo
Sake Type: Daiginjo
Bottle Size: 720ml
Founded by: Aoki Family in 1717
Prefecture: Niigata
Toji (Master Brewer): Hidehiro Shinbo. Shinbo-san who has been working with sake for almost a half century, ensures that the Aoki Family maintains its three-century-old tradition of craftsmanship.
IngredientsRicetype: Yamada Nishiki; Water: On-site well water from an underground current originating at Makihata-yama. Soft water; Yeast: Kyokai #14; No sulfites, no preservatives.
Seimaibuai (amount of rice left after milling): 48%
Alcohol Content: 15-16%
Sake Meter Value (the lower the sweeter, the higher the drier): +3
Sweet or dry: Dry
Body: Medium to Full
Acidity: 1.2
Amino acids: 0.8
Serving temp: Chilled or at room temperature.