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Gangi “Hitotsubi”

Gangi “Hitotsubi”

Yamaguchi prefecture

$33.00 
$33.00
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A soft glow lighting your way

The label is an image of a night—light illuminating a dock, just like this sake illuminates your soul like a soft light. The brewers recommend enjoying this sake from a wide-mouthed glass or almost saucer-like vessel. “Hitotsubi” has a medium intensity aroma and texture with some light weight. Initial flavors of banana bran, like the top of a muffin, gives way to some umami and dried fruit notes.

Characteristics

Brand Gangi
Brewery Yaoshin Brewing Company
Category Junmai Ginjo
Subcategory Namachozo
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Rice variety Yamadanishiki
Yeast variety Association No. 1501
Alcohol 15.0%
RPR ? 60%
SMV ? +3.5
Acidity ? 1.9
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Gangi “Hitotsubi” is cold (40-60°F), room temp (70°F), warm (85-115°F) or hot (120°F-).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended

Region

Gangi “Hitotsubi” - Yamaguchi prefecture

Gangi is made in Yamaguchi prefecture in the Chugoku region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Apple

    Apple
  • Grape

    Grape
  • Melon

    Melon

Recommended Pairing

  • Sushi/Sashimi

    Sushi/Sashimi
  • Seafood

    Seafood
  • Cheese

    Cheese

Yaoshin Brewing Company

Yaoshin Brewing Company

Yamaguchi prefecture

The first generation founder remodeled their rice granary to a sake brewery in 1877 when they were also in the business of soy sauce, oil and ice. The brand name “Gangi” shares its name with the stepped pier where they received raw rice from upstream, and the Nishiki River is a large part of the brewery’s identity. Now in the fifth generation, they focus on quality junmai, and their sake is available in numerous countries overseas. They liken their brewing to carving a statue out of a single piece of wood because they aim to bring out the maximum potential of rice.

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