Shizuoka Sake Tasting 4/5: Kumpai Brewery-Reisenkashu

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Reisenkashu is actually the basic sake used to create “Tenryuu no Taki” introduced in a former posting.

It is a Nama (unpasteurized) Genshu (Base sake) Junmai brewed in June 2007.
Rice: 100% Biyama Nishida milled down to 55%
Dryness: +1

Clarity: Very clear

Colour: tinge of gold

Aroma: ricey/strong

Body: Velvety

Taste: Bitter chocolate/Almomnds/Orange. Soft on the palate wit a welcome tingle

Overall: A sake very well suited for heavy food

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