Hakutsuru Junmai Draft Sake -- 白鶴酒造特選純米生貯蔵酒 - 300ml

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Tasting Notes

Draft sake provides a refined freshness that is light and smooth. It reaches its cultivated state by being aged after a one month brew process. A sweet rice, almost creamy nose gives way to mixture of melon and coconut. Being aged after brewing for one month in its fresh state around 41F before bottling, Draft Sake has a refined freshness. It is characterized by its light, fresh and smooth taste. Served chilled for a vibrant drinking sensation.

Brewery Description

Hakutsuru is the largest and one of the oldest sake manufacturers in Japan located in the famous Nada region in Hyogo prefecture. This region enjoys good solar insolation and the temperature difference between night and day in the summertime reaches 20°F, making it suitable for making rice. About 10% of all sake production in Japan is in this region. Hakutsuru benefits from excellent water sources including pristine spring water from Mt. Rokko, and the famous spring water specifically for sake making called "Miyamizu" which if found at the corner of the 1000-year-old Nishinomiya Shrine.This, in addition to advanced brewing technologies, allows Hakutsuru to make a wide variety of excellent sake.

Additional Information

Classification: Junmai

Sake Meter Value:+2

Acidity: 1.2

Amino Acid: 0.9

Taste Profile: Rich & Dry

Prefecture: Hyogo

ABV: 14.0%

Size: 300ml