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Harushika Shiboribana Junmai Ginjo Nama "Spring Deer"

spring seasonal, smooth, fruity.
Original price $40.00 - Original price $40.00
Original price
$40.00 - $40.00
Current price $40.00
Size: 720ml

The nose on this extremely fan-friendly seasonally released unpasteurized brew is a wonderful collection of pear, honeydew, grape, white flower, mango, powdered sugar, and mineral aromas. When you see the Deer never fear, as Harushika has become one of the most recognized and desired Junmai Ginjo in Japan, and their Nama version is in even higher demand. Smooth, light, bright, and fresh, this sake drinks with a little tingle amongst its fruity, full, and crisp flavors. Look for pear, apple, strawberry, honeydew, mango, lemon, rock sugar, and cupcake frosting flavors that dance across the palate with an umami step, and a balanced quick finish. This is a constantly delicious Nama that drinks fruity and fun. WORD: Fruity WINE: Bright Reds/Fruity Whites BEER: Fruity Ales FOODS: Sushi, sashimi, oysters, sautéed salmon, fruit and cheese plates, seasonal crab, lobster, sweet shrimp, grilled chicken and white fish. (2024)


The nose on this fan favorite seasonally released unpasteurized sake is a mild collection of green apple, Asian pear, honeydew melon, sweet rice, mineral, and sweet pea floral aromas. Smooth, round, juicy, velvety, fleshy, and relaxed. This Ginjo slides across the palate in a smooth and balanced flow. Many customers ask for “something that is cold and smooth,” and this brew is for you. Look for rich fruity flavors of pear, apple, green grape, and melon mixed with gentle licks of powdered sugar and rock candy. This is a slick sake that is juicy and lively with a tingle finish and a relaxed astringency, aka shibumi, that speaks to white wine drinkers. WORD: Smooth WINE: Soft Reds/Fruity Whites BEER: Fruity Ales FOODS: Sushi, sashimi, shellfish, crab, grilled fish and chicken, fruit and cheese plates. (2022)

*NOTE: This sake is unpasteurized. We can ship unpasteurized sake, however it is at the customer's discretion. It's best to avoid shipping unpasteurized sake during extremely hot summers or freezing cold winters. When completing a purchase of unpasteurized sake from True Sake, you are giving us the OK to ship unpasteurized sake to you. Feel free to call or email us if you have more questions.