Kurumazaka Junmai Daiginjo 'Nama Yamahai'
車坂 山廃純米大吟醸酒 生酒
What a treat this sake is! A perfect sake to begin with for those who appreciate white wine with gripping acidity and intense aromas, and want to venture into the world of sake step by step. Easy to appreciate, supremely delicious, with good umami and a beautiful finish, this sake is truly outstanding. Since this sake is unpasteurized, make sure to always store it in a fridge and consume it within a few days to a week after opening. Best enjoyed in a wine glass.
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Full bodied and pronounced on both nose and palate and overflowing with flavor throughout with notes of anise, lily, fresh walnut, wilted basil, chestnut and white pepper punctuated by a bright acidity. There is a slight sweetness and astringency mid-palate to add texture before the long finish as waves and waves of luscious umami crash over the tongue.
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Yoshimura Hideo Shoten’s female toji focuses on the traditional Kimoto and Yamahai brewing methods, with a special focus on Koji making. This traditional method of making the fermentation starter is highly prized among afficionados for it's high umami content and clean finish. Furthermore, Yoshimura Hideo Shouten's sake are make to be enjoyed with good food and good friends, making this an ideal choice to try at your next dinner party.