NOVEMBER 2022 — SAKE OF THE MONTH
“LET IT SNOW” NIGORI SAKE
Winter is the season for Nigori sake! Sweet, creamy and “looks like snow in a bottle” Nigori sakes are great for cold winter days !
KIKUSUI PERFECT SNOW
A mouthful of Japan’s #1 selling Nigorizake “Perfect Snow” leaves a perfectly excellent impression. “Impact” is the main idea, coming from a flowery, full body, a crisp and dynamic sweetness, and the delectable aftertaste of steamed rice from the coarsely filtered rice mash particles – not to mention the amazing 21% ABV!
#4856 KIKUSUI PERFECT SNW NIGORI 12/300ml
#10200 KIKUSUI PERFECT SNW NIGORI 30/180ml
This plush, velvety Nigori sake was previously a treat only available to individuals who could visit the Kunizakari Brewery. It has a calming and rustic flavor that is highly enjoyable chilled or on ice.
#3978 KUNIZAKARI NIGORI 6/720ml
#1984 CUP KUNIZAKARI NIGORI SAKE 30/200ml
Opens with soft peach and mango aromas, this sake’s tart and juicy sweetness finishes clean and sharp. A fresh and satisfying treat that is great as an aperitif, and excellent to pair with food, and even spicy dishes.
#10237 SENKIN NIGORI 12/720ml
#102381 SENKIN NIGORI 12/300ml
Silky smooth and smartly chic in a chic frosted glass bottle, Kinushiro is a Junmai grade nigori sake with a clean and refreshing aftertaste and a full but elegant character.
#6172 KIKU-MASA KINUSHIRO JM NIGORI 6/500ml
NIWA NO UGUISU DOBUROKU
Nigori is known to be “unfiltered sake but the truth is Nigori is still lightly filtered to give it a lighter and easy-to-drink texture. Doburoku is the original style of Nigori sake and It’s chunkier and much richer compared to classic nigori. This special sake has both sweet and sour characteristics with easy-to-drink 6% ABV.
#10188 NIWA NO UGUISU DOBUROKU 12/720ml
NIWA NO UGUISU USUNIGORI
This seasonally available sake in the style of extremely light nigori (usunigori) is akin to skin-contact aromatic white wine, and ultra-fine rice sediment can be found upon close inspection. Highly fresh and elegant, it offers a fresh, fruity nose with notes on the palate of peach skin, green apple, and mango sticky-rice.
#10705 NIWA NO UGUISU USUNIGORI 12/720ml