TASTING NOTES:This is a classic, delicious Honjozo with crimini mushroom, almonds and lilac aromas. The first sip of this sake is full of stone fruit and minerals complimented by notes of caramel, cocoa and almond and finishes with plenty of umami.
POLISHING RATIO: 60%ALCOHOL: 16-17%SMV +/-: +3.0ACIDITY: 1.6RICE KOJI: JAPANESE RICE 100%RICE KAKE: JAPANESE RICE 100%YEAST STRAIN: KYOKAI 7
FOOD PAIRINGS: Chinese Food, One Pot dishes like Beef Stew.CHEESE PAIRINGS: Foggy Morning, Prima Donna, Domaine de Village
Founded in 1863, Shimaoka Shuzo is located in Ota shi, in the eastern part of the Gunma Prefecture. This traditional kura specializes in small batch sake and top-quality water.
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