Shizuoka Sake Tasting 21-1: Kansawagawa-Shosetsu Brewery

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Kansawagawa Brewery, more widely known for its main brand Syosetsu, is located in Yui Cho, which will become part of Shizuoka City in 2008.

Syosetsu Junmai Ginjo
Rice: Yamada Nishiki 100%
Rice milled down to 50%
Dryness +1~+4
Acidity: 1.3
Alcohol: 15~16 degrees proof

Clarity: very clear

Colour: almost tansparent

Aroma: discreet and fruity, pears.

Body: velvety

Taste: Complex. fruity. Junmai tingle disappears quickly. Pears lingering.
Food reveals a little welcome acidity. Bitter chocolate and almonds later

Overall: Elegant
A sake for all seasons. Goes very well with food.
New flavours revealed by food. Best drunk at room temperature.

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2 Responses to “Shizuoka Sake Tasting 21-1: Kansawagawa-Shosetsu Brewery”

  1. Melinda Says:

    Ohayo Robert-Gilles!

    Just wanted to let you know that we tasted the mystery sake..and loved them both! But the Shidaizumi was the favorite of our group.

    Will send you some tasting notes shortly. Thank you so much!


  2. dragonlife Says:

    Ohayo Melinda!
    Can’t wait to read them!

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