Brewed with Hyogo Yamadanishiki rice and the famed Miyamizu water, this junmai daiginjo is a little unique in that it’s suggested to be served both chilled and warm to bring out different flavors. Playing with temperature can bring about flavors of sweet rice, peaches, licorice and some fine confectionery rice powder. The texture is velvety, and gets a little creamier when warmed. A fun sake to experiment with.
Shirakabegura is made in
Shirakabegura spares no expense to bring you premium sake that draws out the natural flavor of rice. Owned by Takara Brewing Company based in Kyoto, their leading-edge facilities were completed in 2001. Nadagogo, where they are located in the port city of Kobe, has Geographical Indication and is historically famous for their water source providing robust fermentation due to the mineral content. They hold the longest gold medal streak in the history of the Annual Japan Sake Awards, and are makers of some exquisite traditionally-made sake in addition to sensational Shirakabegura “Mio” which debuted in 2011.
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