Tatsuriki Nihon no Sakura Gold 1.8L
Size: 1.8 L
Class: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice-Polishing Ratio: 35%
Brewery Location: Hyogo Prefecture
Food Pairings: Japanese food, Chinese Food, French Food.
Tasting Notes: Soft on the palate, the balanced layers of sweetness and richness spread widely in the mouth as it follows through with a refreshing acidic tail. The cherry blossom shaped gold flakes infused in this sake imparts luxurious feel making this a top choice.
Brewery: Honda Shoten (founded: 1921)
As far as Sake Rice goes, Yamada Nishiki is king, and within Yamada Nishiki there are various rankings. Honda Shoten only uses the best of the best - super high quality Yamada Nishiki rice grown in Hyogo prefecture's Miki city and Kato city. This is the basis of their art, and they only will use this top tier rice. Their sake's names bear the names of the farms that they source their rice from.