Azakura Akita Misatonishiki Junmai Ginjo Sake 阿樱 720ml

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  • Overview
  • Soft on the palate, full-bodied and semi-dry, this sake pairs well with a wide range of Japanese and western foods, and boasts a flamboyant melon aroma.
Brand Azakura
Region Japan
Spirits Type Sake
Spirits Style Junmai Ginjo
ABV 16%

Product details

This sake is all about Akita Prefecture! Brewed using a locally developed yeast, and the brewery's own well water, as well as with Misato Nishiki sake rice - a hybrid of two famed varietals Yamada Nishiki and Miyama Nishiki developed by the Akita Prefectural Agriculture research Center in the early 2000s.Soft on the palate, full-bodied and semi-dry, this sake pairs well with a wide range of Japanese and western foods, and boasts a flamboyant melon aroma.

Azakura has been using good water and specially selected sake rice. They have a strong fan base within the prefecture and outside as well. They have been using new types of yeast and rice to improve their quality. Their sake tend to have a solid umami and a clean aftertaste. By changing the sake rice, the difference is quite noticeable, especially with the products above Junmai has juicy and fruity flavors.