Shirakabegura Kimoto Ginjo 640ml

Shirakabegura Kimoto Ginjo 640ml

36.99

Size: 640ml   | ABV: 15%

In 3 words: Earthy, dairy, smooth

A real Cockney number with all kinds of apples and pears on the nose and savoury, earthy. taste. The Kimoto method brings out a punch off umami that ends with a nice smooth finish that leaves you wanting more. This one for sake drinkers looking for something a little different.

  • Grade: Kimoto Ginjo

  • Brewery: Takara

  • Region: Hyogo

  • Rice polishing: 70%

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Product Details

Rice variety: Gohyakumangoku

Sweet or dry: Semi-dry

Body: Medium to full

Acidity*: 1.2

Sake Meter Value +2

Amino acids**: 1.0

Food Pairing: risotto, cream cheese, bagel, fatty meats such as Japanese wagyu beef, and fish such as toro

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, Takara is 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