Denshin Natsu Junmai Daiginjo Nama "Summer"
The nose on this seasonal Summer released nama is a splendid collection of cherry, apple, Asian pear, mango, bubblegum, and warm apple pie aromas. What’s better than Summer fresh Junmai Daiginjo sake? Not much! And that’s why Denshin Natsu is one of the most well-known and loved seasonal sake in the business. Round, smooth, vivid, lush, velvety, slippery, and slick this nama is all elegant smoothness without the jagged edges of brash unpasteurized sake. Look for an amazing array of flavors such as apple, cherry, melon, mango, Muscat grape, young banana, pear, and tropical fruit tones galore. This is a great brew that represents the best of fruity balanced sake that drinks smooth and silky with a sublime finish. An extremely food friendly summer sake that screams fresh and fun. WORD: Fruity WINE: Fruity Reds/Bright Whites BEER: Fruity Ales FOODS: International spice, fruit and cheese plates, shellfish, grilled fish and veggies. (2021)
The nose on this seasonally released summer unpasteurized sake is a wonderful collection of cherry, grape, lemon, and other citrus aromas. This is a smooth, fun, and fruity brew. With a choice plumpness and layers of flavors that balance with a tender acidity. Look for honey, apple, sweet pears, and lemon honey tea flavors that drink bright and chewy. Semi-thick, fleshy, and full. This drinks like a Junmai Daiginjo on steroids that makes everything larger and more robust, but still fun and not cloying. And there aren’t many Junmai Daiginjo Nama out there so this is a treat. Another great seasonal sake from a great brewery that knows how to capture sunshine in the bottle. WORD: Sunny WINE: Fat reds/Plump whites BEER: Fat Belgian Ales FOODS: International spicy fare, American sushi, fruit and cheese plates. (2019)