Akashi-Tai Junmai Ginjo Sparkling
The nose on this Junmai Ginjo Sparkling Sake that is “bottle fermented” is a wonderful collection of sherbet, vanilla bean, tangerine, pomello, SweeTarts, coconut milk, and yeasty aromas. Say hello to a crisp, tight, brut-like, dry sparkling sake that has a short clean finish. Can sake be refreshing? You bet! This sake with 7% ABV is a flavorful walk through a compact, tight, and dry fluid filled with yellow apple, green grape, clementine, vanilla, mochi, orange sherbet, and steamed rice flavors. It’s a great palate cleansing experience and is a wonderful example of how rice and water can taste and act like sparkling wine. WORD: Crisp WINE: Sparkling Wine BEER: Crisp Ales FOODS: Champagne fare, hors d'oeuvre, passing foods.