Suigei “Koiku 54”

Kochi Prefecture

$28.50
720ml
Quantity

Savory and sour, the best of both worlds

Brewed using the Kochi prefecture's original rice, Gin-no Yume, this sake has an umami-rich taste. The savory tones are enhanced by slightly citrusy flavors that yield a clean, refreshing finish. The moderate aroma blends seamlessly with the ambrosial taste to create a sake suited to a wide range of dishes and occasions

characteristics

Category
Ginjo
Subcategory
N/A
Taste Profile
Light & Dry
Alcohol
16.0%
RPR?
50%
SMV?
+6.7
Acidity?
1.3

Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended

Region

Suigei is brewed in Kochi Prefecture in the Shikoku region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Pineapple
  • Anise

Recommended Pairing

  • Meat
  • Fish

Suigei Brewing Company

Suigei Brewing Company

Kochi Prefecture

The only sake brewery in Kochi City. Suigei is named after alias of Yamauchi Yodo, who was a Japanese Daimyo of the Shikoku region in the Edo period. They hope to make sake that is the best to pair with food - sake that is dry, yet with high acidity and umami - using the isolated Tosa mountain’s pure spring water. This water contains no iron or manganese, which are detrimental elements in sake. The brewery is also quite particular about their ingredients - the rice is polished very carefully, and they use true Kumamoto Yeast. Tosa's food culture has been nurtured by abundant seafood and fresh vegetables from the mountains. Many of them are dishes that make good use of the ingredients. Dining occasions in Tosa is to enjoy sake with dishes served in a large portion raging from sashimi to tempura and to enjoy conversations. With such food culture, the sake from Suigei is naturally designed to bring out the best flavors of the food that comes with it.

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