• Nanbu Bijin Daiginjo 720ml

    $57.00

    Size: 720 ml

    Class: Daiginjo

    Rice: Ginotome

    Rice-Polishing Ratio: 40%

    Brewery Location: Iwate Prefecture

    Food Pairings: White Fish

    Tasting Notes: Made with local Ginotome rice milled down to 45%, lending the sake a delicate floral aroma and an exceptionally clean taste. Dry, juicy and full of umami.

    Brewery:  Nanbu Bijin (founded: 1902)

    The brewery was established in 1902, and the Nanbu Bijin brand name came to be in 1951. The Iwate area used to be called Nanbu (South), and is a place rich with nature, abundant water and fertile soil. In Japan, most breweries of the time made quite rough, inelegant, sweet sake, but this brewery wanted to make clean & beautiful sake like a fair southern maiden. Hence, the name Nanbu Bijin, or Southern Beauty.

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