Juyondai Genshu Funatare Orikarami Junmai Ginjo

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DETAILS

Grade
Junmai ginjo
Polishing Ratio 50%
Rice Type Yamadanishiki +  Omachi
Alcohol 
17.0%
Prefecture
Yamagata
Brewery

Takagi Shuzo

SAKE SWEETNESS

DESCRIPTION

Once a year, this is the only time of year when Jyushiyo's raw sake is available. The Juyondai Genshu Funatare Orikarami Junmai Ginjo is a distinctive sake variety in that many drinkers for this sake have likened it to other international wines, particularly the taste and how it goes down.  As with most sake varieties classified as junmai ginjo, this sake was made with a combination of Yamada Nishiki rice and Omachi rice that were both polished up to 50 percent, giving access to the starchier interior for the distinct flavor. It is undiluted, giving it a more full-bodied flavor, and a stronger alcohol content, rated at 17 percent. This sake, however, is also only seasonally made, and as such, demand for it fluctuates. 

"The mouthfeel is beautiful, and it disappears from the mouth without being caught at all. It doesn't feel like it's going down your throat at all, it just disappears from your mouth before you know it. Was it really there? "

SOMMELIER'S NOTES

Hint of banana and smooth texture on the palate. Aroma is sweet and fruity with a hint of lychee. Pronounced tartness balanced by a sweet hint at the start. A bit of a divergence from the traditional taste of sake. High acidity, easy to enjoy. 

BOTTLING DATE

December 2020

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