Hakutsuru “Junmai”

Hyogo Prefecture

$16.00
720ml
Quantity

Sake you can count on

An excellent junmai from Hakutsuru Brewing Company. Don’t expect anything overly snazzy, but we think that’s the point of this brew. It boasts robust, toasty flavors matched with an easy dryness that make it such a solid stand by. And if you find yourself craving sake on a cold winter day, don’t worry, Hakutsuru Junmai is just as delicious warm as it is cold. Pair with grilled meats or creamy pastas.

characteristics

Category
Junmai
Subcategory
N/A
Taste Profile
Rich & Dry
Alcohol
15.0%
RPR?
70%
SMV?
+4.0
Acidity?
1.7

Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended

Region

Hakutsuru is brewed in Kinki region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Rice | Sweet Rice | Toasted Bread

Recommended Pairing

  • Meat

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 Mt. 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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