Kawabe Kome 750ml


Size: 750 ml

Type of Shochu: Otsu Rui

Main Ingredient:  Rice (KOME)

Alcohol: 25

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.