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Tamanohikari “Sasanigori”

Tamanohikari “Sasanigori”

Kyoto prefecture

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Tastes like spring is in the air

The brewers like to release this nigori in February, usually the coldest month where they are, in anticipation of spring. The label reflects both snow and the coming cherry blossoms. The smooth, slightly unrefined texture is reminiscent of snow melting on the tongue. Not an overly sweet nigori but this one is more subtle, and even has a hint of cinnamon spice candy. Goes great with BBQ.

Characteristics

Category Junmai Ginjo
Subcategory Nigori
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Alcohol 15.4%
RPR ? 60%
SMV ? +3.5
Acidity ? 1.6
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Tamanohikari “Sasanigori” is cold (40-60°F).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended

Region

Tamanohikari “Sasanigori” - Kyoto prefecture

Tamanohikari is made in Kyoto prefecture in the Kinki region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Lychee

    Lychee
  • Cream

    Cream

Recommended Pairing

  • Seafood

    Seafood
  • Meat

    Meat

Tamanohikari Brewing Company

Tamanohikari Brewing Company

Kyoto prefecture

Founded in 1673 in the historic Fushimi Region, Tamanohikari Brewing Company is known as the premium sake maker for junmai and ginjo types. They were the first not to waver to the addition of excessive distilled alcohol to survive through the second world war. They continue the same policy to make sake you will never get tired of, and will make your meal become even more enjoyable. They pay the utmost attention to their ingredients—the deep stable water source they are blessed with, how the rice is grown and their carefully crafted koji

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