Shizuoka Sake Tasting 9-3: Mononofu No Sato

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This is the last posting before I go to France (I will be back on the 7th of September) and tis article is a bit special.
“Mononofu no Sato” is brew prepared by Fujinishiki Brewery in Shibakawa Cho for a group of sake lovers in Susono City, at the bottom of Mount Fuji. As there is no brewery in Susono City, the Association for the Promotion of Sake in Susono City asked Fujinishiki to produce sake made exclusively with rice grown in Susono and water collecte in the same city. This year’s particular batch was made in July.

Name: “Susono no Meishu”, Mononofu no Sato
Junmai Ginjo
Dryness: +4
Acidity: 1.4

Clarity: very clear

Colour: Golden tinge

Aroma: light/discreet/Almonds-Plums

Body: light, very easy to drink

Taste: Tingle typical of junmai. Almonds/Plums/Bitter chocolate
light and easy to drink.

Overall: Practically no acidity. Soft, almost sweet. Best drunk on its own. Feminine in cahracter.

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