Shichi Hon Yari “Seven Spearsmen”

Shiga Prefecture

$39.00
720ml
Quantity

Mother Nature’s gracious gift

This sake is made at the 3rd oldest brewery in Japan, the Tomita Brewery, which was founded in the 1540's. It is managed by the 15th generation of the family. Despite the long history of this brewery, the current brewmaster and son, Yasunobu is one of the leaders of a new generation of sake makers. Dried mushroom on the nose; viscous and creamy in weight and texture; bright grapefruit notes on palate; crisp finish.

CHARACTERISTICS

Category
Junmai
Subcategory
N/A
Taste Profile
Rich & Dry
Alcohol
16.0%
RPR?
60%
SMV?
+4.5
Acidity?
1.9

Values listed are at the time of production.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended

REGION

Shichi Hon Yari is brewed in Shiga Prefecture in the Kinki region.

TASTE METRICS

TASTING NOTES

  • Mushroom
  • Melon
  • Earth

RECOMMENDED PAIRING

  • Fish
  • Cheese
  • Meat

Tomita Brewing Company

Tomita Brewing Company

Shiga Prefecture

Founded in the 1540’s in the small town of Kinomoto in the Shiga Prefecture, the Tomita Brewery is one of the oldest breweries in Japan. They use locally grown indigenous Tamazakae rice and are blessed with natural spring water from the nearby Ibuki mountains, which is perfect for brewing. Every step of the process is done by hand. The 16th generation is currently running the brewery.

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