Shirakabegura Daiginjo Muroka Genshu 640ml

Shirakabegura Daiginjo Muroka Genshu 640ml

39.99

Size: 640ml   | ABV: 17%

In 3 words: Aromatic, unrestrained, complex

Within this stunning bottle lies a stunning sake, packed full of surprises. Brewed with a 'low-intervention' style, the final product does not go through the usual charcoal filtering (Muroka) or dilution with water (Genshu), resulting in fresh apple on the nose and a rich, complex, full flavour.

  • Grade: Daiginjo (Muroka Genshu)

  • Brewery: Takara

  • Region: Kyoto

  • Rice polishing: 50%

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Product Details

Rice variety: Gohyakumangoku

Sweet or dry: Medium

Body: Medium to full

Acidity*: 1.3

Sake Meter Value +1

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

Serving temp: Chilled to Room Temperature

Dietary: No sulfites, no preservatives. vegetarian, vegan


The Brewery

Shirakabegura

Located in Nada, Hyogo, one Japan's most famous sake producing regions, Shirakabegura is part of the Takara group, a producer of sake, shochu and other Japanese delicacies. This brewery produces consistently award-winning premium sake with distinctive production methods such as kimoto and muroka genshu.

At a glance:

  • Brewing since 1842, using the hard water of Miyamizu, uniquely suited to sake production

  • One of the longest gold medal streaks of any brewery in the Annual Japan Sake Awards

  • A master of the rare traditional kimoto style producing unique flavours