Kawabe Kome 750ml
Main Ingredient: Rice (KOME)
Distillery Location: Kumamoto Prefecture
Food Pairings: Sushi, Sashimi, Aemono (chopped fish, shellfish and/or vegetables dressed with sauce, often miso)
Tasting Notes: This premium shochu is made using pure waters of the Kawabe River, which was recognized for 8 consecutive years as being Japan's most desirable water. Even the rice grown in Sagara Village is raised using this highly desirable water.
Distillery: Sengetsu Shuzo (founded: 1903)Established over 110 years ago, Sengetsu Shuzo produces mainly traditional rice shochu. Their name is borrowed from the famous and beloved Hitoyoshi Castle of Kumamoto Prefecture, which also carries a second name "Sengetsu Castle" or Crescent Moon Castle. The current Toji is the 6th distillery head, and he carries with him all the techniques and secrets of his past predecessors.