Ichinokura “Himezen Ume”

Miyagi Prefecture

$33.00
720ml
Quantity

Using only hand-picked perfectly ripe plums

Sake with concentrated plum juice. Himezen unly uses hand-picked local yellow-ripe plums from Miyagi prefecture, allowing for unique elegant aromas, mild and moderate but refreshing acidity. Won a platinum award at "London plum sake challenge 2018". Serve chilled, with ice, soda or even freeze it to serve as sorbet.

CHARACTERISTICS

Category
Others
Subcategory
Flavored
Taste Profile
Rich & Sweet
Alcohol
8.0%
RPR?
65%
SMV?
-80.0
Acidity?
7.5

Values listed are at the time of production.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended

REGION

Ichinokura is brewed in Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku region.

TASTE METRICS

TASTING NOTES

  • Plum
  • Mango

RECOMMENDED PAIRING

  • Aperitif

Ichinokura

Ichinokura

Miyagi Prefecture

30 miles north of Sendai city in Miyagi, Ichinokura started in 1973 combining 4 local sake breweries. Their policy hasn't changed since its inception that all brewing process must be done by hand. Sake brewing requires all human senses; physical involvement of touching, tasting and smelling in the production seems rather inefficient but they believe this is the only and most efficient way to brew high quality sake.

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