This smooth junmai ginjo, slowly brewed at low temperatures, is made with Ginotome rice from Iwate prefecture combined with a blend of yeasts. The distinct aroma of melon and strawberries becomes an even fresher and fruitier taste upon first sip.
2019: Gold medal "International Wine Challenge"
2022: Gold medal "International Wine Challenge"
TYPE: Junmai ginjo unfiltered (muroka) undiluted sake (genshu)
COLOUR: Clear pale lemon green
OUR TASTING NOTES: Juicy strawberry, melon, pineapple, sage, creme fraiche characters with light and refreshing dryness on the palate and a leafy finish.
FOOD PAIRING: Fresh tofu salad with myoga; grilled aubergine marinated in ginger and soy sauce (nasu no nibitashi); Xiao Long Bao (soup dumplings); gazpacho.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Serve well chilled (4-8 ºC)
STORAGE: Store in a dry and cool place. Avoid direct sunlight.SPECS:
Japanese name: 平井六右衛門 心星
Brewery: Kikunotsukasa Brewery / Kikunotsukasa Shuzo (Iwate prefecture)
Size: 720 ml
Rice polishing rate: 50%
Ingredients: water, Ginotome rice (Iwate), koji, yeast
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