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Hakutsuru “Shoun”

Hakutsuru “Shoun”

Hyogo prefecture

$38.00 
$38.00
$36.10 member price
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Perfection in a bottle

If you're looking for perfection in a bottle, you've found it. This Daiginjo reaches your nose with a blend of pear, apples, and peach. A delicious pear flavor graces your tongue and deepens the more you drink. The top grade "Yamada Nishiki" rice is creatively brewed to produce a complex sake you'd be proud to serve to any guest.

Characteristics

Category Junmai Daiginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Alcohol 15.5%
RPR ? 50%
SMV ? +2.0
Acidity ? 1.4
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Hakutsuru “Shoun” is cold (40-60°F).
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Region

Hakutsuru “Shoun” - Hyogo prefecture

Shoun is made in Hyogo prefecture in the Kinki region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Sweet Rice

    Sweet Rice
  • Peach

    Peach

Recommended Pairing

  • Seafood

    Seafood

Hakutsuru Brewing Company

Hakutsuru Brewing Company

Hyogo prefecture

Hakutsuru is the largest and one of the oldest sake manufacturers in Japan located in the famous Nada region in Hyogo prefecture. This region enjoys good solar insolation and the temperature difference between night and day in the summertime reaches 20 F, making it suitable for making rice. About 10% of all sake production in Japan is in this region. Hakutsuru benefits from excellent water sources including pristine spring water from Mount Rokko, and the famous spring water specifically for sake making called "Miyamizu" which if found at the corner of the 1000-year-old Nishinomiya Shrine. This, in addition to advanced brewing technologies, allows Hakutsuru to make a wide variety of excellent sake.

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