Please check Shizuoka Gourmet Blog for all the gastronomy in Shizuoka Prefecture!
As this is Summer now (in spite of what they call the “Rainy Season”) and it tends to be very hot, I do have to be cautious about my alcohol intake. It is a good time to make a grab at those 300ml bottles one can easily drink up with dinner!
This particular bottle is a “nama honjozo” brewed in February 2007 by Fujinishiki Brewery in Shibakawa Cho.
Rice milled down to 65%.
Clarity: very clear
Colour: very faint tinge of gold
Aroma: Light, ricey
Taste: Light, soft and gentle on the palate, easier to drink than you would expect for a nama/unpasteurized sake. Just dry enough. Vanilla/coffee beans/bitter chocolate.
Overall: Light, uncomplicated and easy to drink.
Great for beginners.
Goes well with vegetables and fish.
Could be appreciated as “kan” (warm)