Imayotsukasa Junmai Daiginjo Woodcask

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DETAILS

Grade
Junmai Daiginjo
Polishing Ratio 50%
Rice Type
Gohyaku mangoku
Alcohol 
16.0%
Prefecture
Niigata
Brewery
Imayotsukasa Shuzo

SAKE SWEETNESS

DESCRIPTION

A unique offering which has been fermented in a traditional wooden sake tank. This lends vanilla and cedar notes, on top of straw and fragrant mushrooms. A slight pleasant astringency can be found on the palette, and the flavors are gentle and calming.

SOMMELIER'S NOTES

This sake has a very strong cult-appeal in Japan. Imayotsukasa revived the process of fermenting sake in wooden barrels in 2010. It was often sold out due to small production. In recent years, they have raised money through crowd funding to purchase 2 new large wooden barrels to brew this sake in.

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