Monsay Junmai-daiginjo Vintage 2019 (720ml)

  • Monsay Junmai-daiginjo Vintage 2019 (720ml)
  • Monsay Junmai-daiginjo Vintage 2019 (720ml)
  • Monsay Junmai-daiginjo Vintage 2019 (720ml)
  • Monsay Junmai-daiginjo Vintage 2019 (720ml)
  • Monsay Junmai-daiginjo Vintage 2019 (720ml)
  • Monsay Junmai-daiginjo Vintage 2019 (720ml)

¥6,600

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Monsei Junmai-daiginjo Vintage 2017 is a premium sake produced with 100% Miyama Nishiki brewer's rice cultivated in Kita-Azumino using specialized deep water cultivation methods and polished to 35%. Miyama Nishiki rice is prepared at nine contract farms within a 10km radius of the brewery. This rice is cultivated at higher water depths than standard rice, producing a thicker stalk and less rice yield, but in turn imparting more nutrients to each grain of rice and thickening the size of the inner white granule, making it ideal for special sake brews. The cool and clear underground waters of Japan's Northern Alps are referred to as "Treasure Water" for their quality. Among these, soft Onnamizu water from the Iyari Wetlands, a protected habitat in Nagano Prefecture and originating in thaw water, is used to produce this brew and give it a uniquely mellow flavor profile. In this way, this special bottled sake focuses exclusively on the best terroir brews, extracted at the middle yield stage. One notable feature is that the date of brewing is listed on the bottle, letting you compare different annual flavor profiles and aging. This brew, the Blue Label in the Monsei line, is a junmai daiginjo with a deep and elegant aroma that nevertheless pairs well with meals. Recommended not just paired with meals, but also as an aperitif. Though premium in quality, it is priced at an affordable rate.

The Monsei brand explained
This premium sake brand has a very rich and full-bodied umami flavor profile. This terroir sake is produced using clear and cool underground waters from Japan's Northern Alps referred to as "Treasure Water," as well as rice from deep water cultivation, a specialized technique used at contract farms within a 10km radius of the brewery, and only the middle yield of the mash being bottled. We are pleased to offer this beverage here from the first label, Monten, at an affordable pricepoint.

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、Banana、Pear、Melon、Green grass、Rice、Steamed rice、Koji

Detailed information

Volume 720ml
Size (L W H) 8.0 x 8.0 x 27.0 cm
Weight 1.2 kg
Ingredients Rice, rice koji, water
Region Nagano
Alcohol content 16%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. -
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. 39%
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