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Atago no Matsu Tokubetsu Honjozo "Pine of Atago"

iwc great value champion 2022
Original price $23.00 - Original price $23.00
Original price
$23.00 - $23.00
Current price $23.00
Size: 720ml

The nose on this incredible sake is a gentle collection of strawberry, cream, sweet rice, oat, raisin, and purple plum aromas. All sake is cool, but some brews are simply cooler than others. This is a really cool brew made by a 27 year-old female master brewer, who just so happened to win the Brewer of The Year Award for 2022. In a word this is a refreshing Tokubetsu Honjozo that gives Honjozo sake a great name. Light, impeccably balanced, and juicy, this is one of those “where did the bottle go?” sakes that drinks itself. Smooth, round, and slightly creamy, "Atago no Matsu" is a sneaky sake that is light and flavorful, but tricks you with a gentle dryness. Look for young strawberry, raspberries, Asian pear, cream, melon, lemon water, cucumber, spring greens, and some Japanese strawberry cream drink (cannot remember the name) flavors on a very soft and smooth flow. The brewery calls this the “Ultimate Food Sake,” so not only does it drink great, it pairs great too. WORD: Balanced WINE: Soft Reds/Juicy Whites BEER: Creamy Ales FOODS: “Ultimate Food Sake”