Ninkiichi 'Purple' Junmai Daiginjo 720ml

Ninkiichi 'Purple' Junmai Daiginjo 720ml

39.99

Size: 720ml   | ABV: 16%

In 3 words: Balanced, soft, acidic

Ninki brewery makes hand-crafted Ginjo and Daiginjo sake, immediately bottled after brewing to maintain quality. Ninki-Ichi “Purple” is only pasteurized once to maintain a deeper, fresher taste. Exquisite balance between sweetness and acidity. Mild floral aroma and soft-yet-savory flavor with a clean finish. 

  • Grade: Junmai Daiginjo

  • Award: 2014 BTI World Wine Championships Gold Medal 87pt (Highly Recommended)

  • Brewery: Ninkiichi

  • Region: Fukushima

  • Rice polishing: 50%

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Product Details

Rice variety: Gohyakumangoku

Sweet or dry: Medium-dry

Acidity*: 1.8

Sake Meter Value +2

Food Pairing: Light-flavored vegetable and seafood dishes such as mixed salad, asparagus, scallop or fish fingers

Serving temp: Chilled to Room temperature

Dietary: No sulfites, no preservatives. vegetarian, vegan


The Brewery

Ninkiichi

The brewery is located in Nihnmatsu City in Fukushima prefecture. It is surrounded by Abukuma mountain ranges to the east and Adatara Mountain ranges to the west. This gives them a natural water source that is essential for producing their high grade sake.

At a glance

  • Only make sake by hand using locally grown rice and traditional methods

  • Mountain water ideal for producing quality sake

  • Brewery specialises in premium ginjo-shu