Sanzen Junmai Daiginjo 40

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DETAILS

Grade
Junmai Daiginjo
Polishing Ratio 40%
Rice Type
Yamadanishiki
Alcohol 
16.0%
Prefecture
Okayama
Brewery
Kikuchi Shuzo

SAKE SWEETNESS

DESCRIPTION

Wildly aromatic, juicy melon, peaches with a slight hint of grass and cotton candy. Lusciously velvety texture, flavours envelope the palate entirely, complex, elegant and fruity, with just enough sweetness to assert a long finish. 

SOMMELIER'S NOTES

Very distinctive sake. Superb texture. a great example of a rich and sweeter style of Junmai Daiginjo

AWARDS

Fine Sake Award 2019 - Gold Medal
Kura Master 2017 - Platinum Award
IWC Sake 2017 - Trophy Winner

 

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05/28/2020
Patrick A.
Singapore Singapore
I recommend this product

Sanzen is one of those brands which you can’t go wrong with

Clear, faint-yellowish hue appearance with slightly high viscosity. Nose: Pear, melon, banana, cotton candy, lactic, and maybe some cottage cheese. Palate: Pineapple, pear, apple, banana, lactic, cotton candy Body: Medium. Alcohol: Medium (+). Umami: Medium. Acidity: Medium (+). Personal opinion: Sake has a clear, faint-yellowish hue appearance with slightly high viscosity. Ginjo-ka are definitely present, no doubt, with aroma of medium (+) intensity and complexity. Sake has a well-bodied, silky and creamy texture, and feels slightly dry. It has a medium attack, with a slightly long finish. This is exactly the kind of sake I would take to go with a sushi omakase set; being a kun-shu that weighs towards to fuller flavour and texture, it’s the kind of versatile sake that could be paired with a wide range of seafood from the more delicate flavour ones to the heavier tasting seafood such as Meguro and Uni and yet, does not overpower their original flavours. Sanzen is one of those brands which you can’t go wrong with.

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