Complex with aromatic notes of banana, nectarine, and dairy and layered with melon, toffee and light aniseed flavors. Enjoy the intensity of aroma and flavor.
Perfect for rich, meaty ragout, lamb kabobs or grilled mushroom & fontina cheese pizza.
Saké brewed with limited distilled alcohol added to enhance flavor and/or aroma. With rice polished to less than 70%, Honjozo is a premium grade saké.
Momokawa Brewing of Japan’s (MBJ) passion for crafting fine saké dates back centuries to Japan’s Edo Period and has roots in the honorable way of the samurai. It is, however, the modern age of its saké brewing that is most revered. Under the direction of Toji Yoshio Koizumi, the world’s most awarded saké brewer, their saké continues to be extolled in Japan. The 13-member highly skilled and certified brew team is trained in the theory, techniques, and traditions of the renowned Nanbu Toji – a school of master brewers that originated in the Iwate Prefecture.
92 Points, Gold Medal – London Saké Challenge ’18
Class Champion, Double Gold Medal – HLSR Int’l Wine Comp ’18
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