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"Tokubetsu Junmai" is a type of sake with "Ginjo" grade rice-polishing ratio, but with the characteristics of "Junmai" sake. This Ichinokura Tokubetsu Junmai is indeed a junmai-like versatile sake with mild aromas designed for various types of food. The taste profile changes based on the temprature; chilled with well-balanced umami with clean sharp aftertaste, room-temprature with slight aging aroma and hearty Junmai rice aroma, warm with full-body rich taste with acidity and sweetness. Using a delicious signature table rice "Sasanishiki".
Ichinokura is made in
Thirty miles north of Sendai in Miyagi prefecture, Ichinokura started in 1973 by combining four local premium sake breweries. Their policy hasn’t changed since its inception that all brewing processes must be done by hand. Sake brewing requires all human senses and thephysical involvement of touching, tasting and smelling in the production; they believe this is the only way to brew high quality sake. Making the best sake with a new start was undoubtedly a challenge, but they’ve succeeded in creating multiple sensational products over the years and have become one of the best known breweries in Japan, maintaining a decades-long history of export as well.
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