Urakasumi Honjikomi Honjozo 720ml

Urakasumi Honjikomi Honjozo 720ml

26.99

Size: 720ml   | ABV: 15%

In 3 words: Great value sake

A classic style sake with a touch of fruitiness. Faintly dry with a smooth and velvety texture, complete with clean finish. A real quality example of the Honjozo category.

  • Grade: Honjozo

  • Brewery: Urakasumi 

  • Region: Miyagi

  • Rice polishing: 65%

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Product Details

Rice variety: Manamusume

Sweet or dry: Medium-dry

Body: Medium to full

Acidity: 1.5

Sake Meter Value +2

Food Pairing: Karaage chicken, gyoza or dumplings, ramen, katsu curry, buttermilk chicken

Serving temp: Chilled to Room temperature

Dietary: No sulfites, no preservatives. vegetarian, vegan


The Brewery

Urakasumi

Urakasumi, located in the town of Shiogama, Miyagi prefecture, on Japan's North East coast, translates in English as “Misty Bay” (ura is “bay” and kasumi is “mist”), simply capturing its picturesque seaside surroundings.

At a glance:

  • 195 year old,13th generation family-run brewery

  • 37 Gold Prizes in Annual Japan Sake Awards & won more Gold Prizes than any other sake producer in Japan.

  • Medalled every year in the London IWC (International Wine Challenge) since 2007

  • Devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 Japan, painstakingly rebuilt