Heiwa Shuzo KID Haru no Kunpu Junmai Ginjo Nama "Spring Breeze"
The nose on this “Spring Breeze” seasonally released unpasteurized sake is a special collection of rose water, strawberry, sugar, candied pear, plum, and floral aromas. Such a wonderful expression of sake that drinks like blossoms, Spring, and fun in a liquid form. It’s another one of those “How can rice and water taste like this?” sake. Smooth, bright, fresh, and fun. It is juicy, fleshy, and extremely flavorful. Look for fuji apple, strawberry, cotton candy, mango, papaya, pineapple, and other fruit basket flavors. And to prove that this brew is balanced and well-made, it stays even and fruity as it warms in the glass. Gohyakumangoku semi-sweet magic in the glass with a cool mineral finish. WORD: Fruity WINE: Beaujolais/Fruity Whites BEER: Fruity Ales FOODS: Fresh seafood, salads, fruit plates, and international spice dishes. (2022)
The nose on this new to the US unpasteurized brew is a cool collection of strawberry, pear, watermelon, honeydew, floral, and sweet rice aromas. Yes! An excellent new addition to the Nama market that is bright, fresh, juicy, and tingly with a clean and crisp finish. Get your flavor scorecard out and start checking off these boxes for peach, tangerine, crisp apple, young pear, grapefruit, persimmon, and cranberries. A larger glass brings forth more acidity and makes it fun and frisky and appealing to white wine drinkers. A very fun Nama that is flavorful and fresh that is joyous with good fruit tones and a quick crisp finish. It’s name is “Spring Breeze” and that’s how this cool brew drinks. WORD: Fresh WINE: Zesty Reds/Crisp Whites BEER: Crisp Ales FOODS: Sushi, sashimi, crab, lobster, ceviche, grilled fish, tempura. (2021)