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Shirakabegura “Junmai”
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Shirakabegura “Tokubetsu Junmai”

Hyogo prefecture

$26.00 
$26.00
$24.70 member price
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From the heartland of Japanese sake

Entice your senses with this complex concoction from Shirakabegura brewery. Your nose will be graced with the refreshing scent of nutmeg followed up by flavors akin to tart pear and green apple. Let your palate soak in the sweetness of the rice that unfurls into an earthy luxuriance. A treat when chilled and even more delicious when warmed.

Characteristics

Brand Shirakabegura
Brewery Shirakabegura
Category Junmai
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Rice variety Gohyakumangoku
Yeast variety N/A
Alcohol 15%
RPR ? 60%
SMV ? +2.0
Acidity ? 1.6
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Shirakabegura “Tokubetsu Junmai” is room temp (70°F) or warm (85-115°F).
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Region

Shirakabegura “Tokubetsu Junmai” - Hyogo prefecture

Shirakabegura is made in Hyogo prefecture in the Kinki region.

Taste Metrics

Tasting Notes

  • Apple

    Apple
  • Nutmeg

    Nutmeg

Recommended Pairing

  • Meat

    Meat
  • Seafood

    Seafood

Shirakabegura

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 cutting-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, whose mineral content enables robust fermentation. 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 the sensational Shirakabegura “Mio” which debuted in 2011.

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