Koikawa - Junmai 180ml

Junmai 180ml

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Style
Junmai
Region
Yamagata, Japan
Abv
15.3%
Volume
180ml

Slightly sweet apple aromas underlying a hint of rice. In the mouth it has dry edges with plumes of appley fruit.  Light, dry, easy to drink. Serve chilled, ambient or warm. Warmed, you'll notice more acidity with hints of apple persisting plus a dry zingy aftertaste. Pairs well with olive oil-based Italian dishes! Yep! Established in 1725, Koikawa brewery is located in Yamagata, Japan, where Kame-no-o rice first originated. Kame-no-o rice was famous for making very good sake, but due to the ...Read More...

Slightly sweet apple aromas underlying a hint of rice. In the mouth it has dry edges with plumes of appley fruit.  Light, dry, easy to drink. Serve chilled, ambient or warm. Warmed, you'll notice more acidity with hints of apple persisting plus a dry zingy aftertaste. Pairs well with olive oil-based Italian dishes! Yep!

Established in 1725, Koikawa brewery is located in Yamagata, Japan, where Kame-no-o rice first originated. Kame-no-o rice was famous for making very good sake, but due to the difficulty in farming it, the rice was almost wiped out. Thirty years ago, Koikawa brewery discovered that there were a few hundred seeds left and asked the great-great-grandson of Kame-no-o inventor, Mr. Kameji Abe, for the seeds in order to start farming this special rice again. Today Kame-no-o has once again became a popular rice for Sake-making. Kame-no-o can only be grown using organic methods, as this species of rice plant will die if pesticides or other chemicals are used.

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