The nose on this Honjozo sake is a rich collection of caramel, cocoa, earthtone, and maple syrup elements. And guess what? It drinks that way to! Rich, dry and smooth look for your sweet rice, caramel and mild maple syrup licks on a velvety fluid flow. Smooth personified the beauty in this rich and savory beast is that it should drink sweet, but it doesn’t! This is the rich side of sake that drinks more soft than heavy and take note of the very solid finish.
One word to describe this sake brew: Rich
Food Pairings: Off the grill and fried food specialist like Buffalo wings (spicey things), Salted grilled salmon
Taste profile: WINE: Pinot Noir/Fat dry whites; BEER: Creamy ales
Brewery: Ozeki Corporation
Sake Type: Honjozo
Bottle Size: 720ml
Prefecture: Kinki (Nada), Hyogo
Ingredients: Ricetype: Yamadanishiki; No sulfites, no preservatives.
Seimaibuai (amount of rice left after milling): 60%
Alcohol Content: 15%
Sake Meter Value (the lower the sweeter, the higher the drier): +7
Sweet or dry: Very Dry
Serving temp: Chilled, Room Temperature, Warm, Hot