Kaetsu Shuzo Kanbara Bride of the Fox Junmai Gingo Sake 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Kaetsu Shuzo Kanbara Bride of the Fox Junmai Gingo Sake 750ml
SKU: 03649

Kaetsu Shuzo Kanbara Bride of the Fox Junmai Gingo Sake


750ml
$33.29

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Category Junmai Ginjo
Region Japan
Brand Kaetsu Shuzo
Alcohol/vol 16.5%
Intense aromas of grilled nuts, pistachio, and a hint of white chocolate. Ripe honeydew notes finish crisp with a hint of lingering sweetness. One of the best meat pairings in the portfolio. Try with duck, fig-stuffed pork loin, or black cod with miso glaze. This savory sake is inspired by local legends of Niigata's annual fox-bride festival. Local lore tells of mysterious lights that appeared on nearby Mt. Kirin in the distant past, which are claimed to be the lanterns carried in the fox-bride procession. With a 50% polishing rate, this sake could technically qualify as a Junmai Daiginjo, but the savory notes and food pairing versatility identify more with the style expected from Junmai Ginjo.