Urakasumi Zen Junmai Ginjo 720ml

Urakasumi Zen Junmai Ginjo 720ml


Size: 720ml   | ABV: 15%

In 3 words: Velvety savoury buttery

Clean and delicate with fresh juicy pear on the nose but a more savoury taste than your typical ginjo. Medium bodied, this sake has a beautiful velvet-like texture with nice amount of minerality to finish.

  • Grade: Junmai Ginjo

  • Brewery: Urakasumi

  • Region: Miyagi

  • Rice polishing: 60%

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Product Details

Rice variety: Yamada Nishiki, Toyo Nishiki and Hitomebore

Sweet or dry: Medium dry

Body: Medium to full

Acidity*: 1.3

Sake Meter Value +4

Amino acids**: 1.0

Food Pairing: Fish and chips, Scallops, Seafood pasta, Salt and pepper squid

Serving temp: Chilled to Room Temperature

Dietary: No sulfites, no preservatives. vegetarian, vegan

The Brewery


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


*Higher acidity generally indicates a drier, thicker flavour, whereas lower acidity generally indicates a sweeter/crisp flavour.

**Amino Acid indicates the level of Umami; more amino acid generally means a richer taste;, less amino acid generally means light and sophisticated taste.