Sawahime Shimotsuke Junmai Daiginjo

SKU/Code: 
DB2077-NV
Product Line: 
Sake
Varietal: 
Rice
Country: 
Japan
Region: 
Tochigi Prefecture
Inoue Seikichi Co

Unique! This has a delightful nose of canteloupe, lush raspberry, and sassafras notes. The abundance of minerals in the water gives this a weighty mouthfeel full of ripe citrus, melon, vanilla custard, and almond flour; dry finish.

Pair this with: Tuna tartare, poached lobster, seared scallops, sashimi, tofu, Vietnamese style foods

Rice Polishing: 40%

Alc: 15-16%

Nihonshu-do (dry/sweet): +0 (neutral)

93 points
"The NV Sawahime Shimotsuke Junmai Daiginjo lightly smoky with dried grass and rice aromas; this sake is just bringing me to the paddy field in autumn. Such poetic imagery! Dry and pure, with refreshing acidity and a moderate body, it is a clear-cut sake with preciseness and perfection. Rice: Gohyakumangoku. Alcohol: 15%."
Liwen Hao,
Wine Advocate
, Issue #226