An exceptional example of Junmai Daiginjo.

It is made with rice selected for its very high percentage of "umami". The aroma is round and important, the flavor is elegant and deep, this is one of the highest expressions of sake.

This brewery uses Kairyoushinkou rice, which is considered one of the most suited for Sake, but this type of rice has tall inaho (ear of rice) and it is very difficult to cultivate. Therefore this type of rice was on the verge of disappearing, but they found a local area that was producing “Warazouri" (traditional slippers) using the stem (wara) of this type of rice.
This brewery then worked with local farmer to grow this type of rice for them and restarted to use it for Sake.

brewer: Wada shuzo

Traditional and Local This is one of the oldest breweries still in operation in Japan, it was founded in 1797, in a small village called Yachi, at the heart of the Yamagata prefecture. The family started their business here, by trading in rice and safflower oil, but soon specialized in...

Aratama Kairyo 720ml

JAPANESE NAME: aratama kairyoushinkou junmaidaiginjou
Type: Junmai Daiginjo - Pure rice, Super Premium
SIZE: 720 ml
CODE: S056
Almond and white flowers aroma, slightly spicy on the palate. Comparable with a white wine aged in barrique.
KEYWORDS: Fish / Meat

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An exceptional example of Junmai Daiginjo.

It is made with rice selected for its very high percentage of "umami". The aroma is round and important, the flavor is elegant and deep, this is one of the highest expressions of sake.

This brewery uses Kairyoushinkou rice, which is considered one of the most suited for Sake, but this type of rice has tall inaho (ear of rice) and it is very difficult to cultivate. Therefore this type of rice was on the verge of disappearing, but they found a local area that was producing “Warazouri" (traditional slippers) using the stem (wara) of this type of rice.
This brewery then worked with local farmer to grow this type of rice for them and restarted to use it for Sake.

BEST WITH

  • Carpaccio

  • Sashimi

  • Grilled Salmon

  • Raw vegetables


Quick Facts

brewer Wada shuzo region Yamagata
SMV Sake Meter Value, lower numbers are sweeter, higher numbers are dryer +3 (Slightly Dry) seimai buai polishing ratio (the lower the better) 40% (Exceptional)
alcohol 16% serve at 8oC

brewer: Wada shuzo

Traditional and Local This is one of the oldest breweries still in operation in Japan, it was founded in 1797, in a small village called Yachi, at the heart of the Yamagata prefecture. The family started their business here, by trading in rice and safflower oil, but soon specialized in...

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