Hakutaka Junmai Ginjo Gokyujo 1.8L


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Size: 1.8 L

Class: Junmai Ginjo

Rice: Yamada Nishiki

Rice-Polishing Ratio: 50%

Brewery Location: Hyogo Prefecture

Food Pairings: Appetizers - Main Dish, Compliments light to medium flavored dishes.

Tasting Notes: Floral Aroma with spiced apple and berry flavors.  The flavor softly spreads on taste buds and deep mellow aroma is enjoyed. Dry and full-bodied, our Dai-ginjo pure rice sake is named Goku-jo or double best because it’s truly the best sake of the brewery.

Brewery:  Kontatsu Co. LTD. (founded: 1862)

Hawk is said to be the king of the birds. Above all, Hakutaka, or white hawk, is believed to be the sacred kind, which only manifests itself every 1000 years. Hakutaka represents dignity of the king and purity of refined sake.  The brewery was founded n 1862 at the bottom of Mt. Rokko where famous Rokko-oroshi gale blows down the mountain. The founder pursued the very best. The rice used is the premium Yamada-nishiki, grown in specially designated districts by contracted farmers. The water is Miyamizu, rich in minerals suitable for sake making. Kimoto-tukuri, a time-consuming traditional brewing method, is employed to achieve rich and mellow dry sake.