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Sawahime Ginjo “IWC Champion”

cocoa, ripe pear, professional.
JG186
Original price $58.00 - Original price $58.00
Original price
$58.00
$58.00 - $58.00
Current price $58.00
Size: 720ml

The nose on this IWC World Champion Trophy Ginjo is a slick collection of cherry, raspberry, raisin, honey, fig, white peach, and banana bread aromas. Ginjo sake is an un-loved category of sake with some form of stigma that keeps them from being as loved as Junmai sake. Why is that? This world-class sake wants to know too, as it is a superb expression of Ginjo sake. Milled to 50%, which is Daiginjo in nature, it is smooth, rich, bright, slightly effervescent, juicy, silky, and layered with a gentle watery texture it drinks like liquid gold. The first impression is the stunning balance of this brew followed by a stellar elegance. Look for juicy flavors such as strawberry, fleshy pear, mango, papaya, and sweet rice that float from start to quick and dry finish. If you have a “thing” against Ginjo sake, maybe it’s time for you to get your Sawahime on to finally taste pure excellence. WORD: World Class WINE: Expressive Reds/Lively Whites BEER: Crisp Ales FOODS: Sushi, sashimi, crab, lobster, oysters, caviar, scallops, Yakitori, and cheese and fruit plates.

Prefecture
Tochigi
SMV
+4.5
Acidity
N/A