Tentaka Karakuchi Tokubetsu Junmai Nigori Sake 720ml (Japan)

Description

Nigorizake or Nigori is a cloudy sake. The sake is passed through a loose mesh to separate it from the mash. It is not filtered thereafter and there is rice sediment in the bottle. Shake before serving to mix the sediment.

Tasting notes – Junmai Nigori

“If it isn’t dry, it ain’t sake.” These words are from Tentaka’s founder and it is certainly true of this nigori sake. Usually a nigori will be sweet but this is unlike most in being extremely dry. The body and mouthfeel are therefore more pronounced and provide a different emphasis for the taste.

Food matching

Excellent with cheeses, perhaps a soft blue brie or a not too matured cheddar. It is a great foil to zuke style pickles. Also would match vegan desserts that are not too sweet. For the adventurous try matching with an Indian curry. You may be surprised.

The Specs

Brewery: Tentaka Brewery Co.,Ltd.
Brand: Tentaka
Region: Tochigi
Classification: Tokubetsu Junmai Nigori
Item Code: TEN-04
%ALC/VOL: 15%
Net Volume: 720ml
Standard Drinks: 8.5
Rice:
Gohyakumangoku / Asahinoyume
Koji                        Kakemai
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Serving Temperature Tip: Chilled but also room temperature. Can be heated if the weather outside is very cold.

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$42.99

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