Kajokotobuki Selection Junmai-ginjo (720ml)

  • Kajokotobuki Selection Junmai-ginjo (720ml)
  • Kajokotobuki Selection Junmai-ginjo (720ml)
  • Kajokotobuki Selection Junmai-ginjo (720ml)
  • Kajokotobuki Selection Junmai-ginjo (720ml)
  • Kajokotobuki Selection Junmai-ginjo (720ml)
  • Kajokotobuki Selection Junmai-ginjo (720ml)

¥1,681

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Awards
U.S. National Sake Appraisal2017 Junmai Division Gold
U.S. National Sake Appraisal2016 Junmai Division Gold
U.S. National Sake Appraisal2015 Junmai Division Gold
U.S. National Sake Appraisal2014 Junmai Division Silver

"Kajokotobuki Junmai" is a Junmai made with Dewanosato brewer's rice developed in Yamagata Prefecture, polished to 55%. Carefully brewed with melted snow water from Zao, it is bursting with natural power and Yamagata yeast. Leveraging traditional brewing and modern brewing techniques, this rich sake offers a fine balance of aroma and taste. It makes full use of sake rice, yeast, and water as well as the terroir of the sake-brewing region of Yamagata, and is a certified sake bearing the Yamagata geographical indication (GI) and the the designation ""Yamagata Selection"" that identifies outstanding sake from the Prefecture. This junmaishu has earned a high reputation worldwide, and for four consecutive years has won the Gold Medal of U.S. National Sake Appraisal, the oldest sake appraisal organization outside of Japan.

Pairing food proposed from Vendor
Carpaccio, sushi, raw oysters, fried chicken, egg foo young  

About "Kajokotobuki"
The name "Kajokotobuki" is a combination of the common name for Yamagata Castle, "Kasumigajo" with "kotobuki" (congratulations). Japanese sake made from high-quality rice and the soft water of Mt. Zao's underground springs (water formed when snow on Mt. Zao melts). With pride in our 300-year history as a traditional sake brewer, this brewery also use modern technology to product the ultimate beverage for your enjoyment.

Recommended temperature

  • Atsukan (50 - 55℃)
  • Jokan (45 - 50℃)
  • Nurukan (30 - 40℃)
  • Room temperature (15 - 20℃)
  • Hanabie (10℃)
  • Yukibie (5℃)

Type

Tag

Appearance

  • Clarity

    Transparency

    Hazy

  • Colour

    Colorless

    Dark brown

  • Intensity

    Water

    Deep

Nose characteristics

  • Intensity

    Low

    Strong

Taste characteristics

  • Light / Body

    Light

    Body

  • Sweet / Dry

    Sweet

    Dry

  • Simple / Complexity

    Simple

    Complexity

  • Acidity

    Low

    High

  • Umami

    Low

    High

  • Finish

    Low finish

    Long finish

Aroma and flavor

Apple

Detailed information

Volume 720ml
Size (L W H) 7.5 x 7.5 x 30.0 mm
Weight 1.2 kg
Ingredients Rice, rice koji, water
Region Yamagata
Alcohol content 15%vol.
Sake Meter Value ? ?An index that represents sweetness/dryness of sake. The lower the number is, the sweeter the taste, and the higher the dryer. ±1
Acid level ? ?An index representing the level of acidity in sake, quantifying the taste of sake influenced by flavor, sweetness, and dryness. 1.5
Polishing ratio ?? Rice that has been polished, removing the surface layer from brown rice. Seimaibuai (精米歩合) refers to the ratio of the remaining part after polishing, expressed in percent. More polishing tends to result in clean flavors while less polishing tends to produce umami in the sake. 55%
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