鳳凰美田純米大吟醸山田錦五割磨き

把酒米之王「山田錦」精米至50%釀製而成的鳳凰美田純米大吟醸,是栃木県小林酒造慢工出細貨的傑作。它有著像Muscat般的溫和香氣,水果味甜美;相信愛西方葡萄酒的人也會迷上它。

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Tatenokawa “Dakuryu” Junmai Daiginjo Nigori (Nama-zake)

Tatenokawa “Dakuryu” Junmai Daiginjo Nigori Nama-zake, the seasonal premium sake you should know it, taste it. Read this summary to discover more about this wonderful rice wine.

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Dassai 39

Tasting summary for August 4, 2017

Brewery: Asahishuzo Co., Ltd. www.asahishuzo.ne.jp
Address : 2167-4, Shutomachi Osogoe, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi, 742-0422, Japan
Category: Junmai Daiginjo
Alcohol : 16%
Rice Variety: Yamada Nishiki
Polishing Ratio : 39%
SMV : Not disclosed
Acidity : Not disclosed
Features : Superb fruity fragrance. Balanced with lychee, peach and honey flavours. Mixed fruity flavours stronger than that in Dassai 50. A mild acidity. Fruity-yet-dry. Very smooth, well-balanced and easy to drink. Long after taste and refreshing. Best served chilled. Not necessary to pair with food. If you really want to pair it, best companions are dried fruit, sushi and sashimi. It doesn’t go very well with savoury foods such as potato chips, salty shrimp chips. In terms of cost-performance ratio, Dassai 39 is the highest among other Dassai products.
Price@LCBO: CAN$34.60 (300ml)

Tasting Notes : The Dassai Magic

 

 

獺祭魔法

最近極有成功感的一件事,就是利用獺祭精碾三割九分,成功改變了慣飲葡萄酒的酒客,也愛上了日本酒。我愈飲獺祭,也愈對它念念不忘,還特別為它找來最合拍的下酒物。這就是獺祭的魔法。

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Prodigality

Being a prodigal girl for one day when I saw Dassai 23 Junmai Daiginjo on the shelves of the LCBO stores.

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敗家

在LCBO碰到了「獺祭二割三分」,我的眼睛發亮。不買這心頭好,心不死。念念不忘那果香和悠長餘韻,做了一次敗家行為。

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男人的清酒

「国士無双」大吟釀被譽為「男人的清酒」,它產於冰天雪地的北海道,很有北國漢子的氣魄。

遇上壽司,鐵漢也有柔情的一面…..

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Jizake Tenzan

Tasting summary for July 15, 2017

Brewery: Tenzan Sake Brewer Company www.tenzan.co.jp
Address : 1520 Iwakura Ogi-machi Ogi-shi Saga, Japan
Category: Tokubetsu Junmai Genshu
Alcohol : 18.5% for 300ml & 18.9% for 720ml
Rice Variety: Local Sangano Hana, Reihou
Polishing Ratio : 60%
SMV : +2.0
Acidity : 2.0
Features : Mellow aroma, settled fruity taste, rice-forward flavour, smooth finish. It is powerful, flavourful, rich, earthy and full bodied. It tastes more like a liquor. Best served chilled.   This dry sake pairs well with food having intense flavours such as steak, salted salmon, fried chicken, sukiyaki, tempura tendon.
Price@LCBO: CAN$17.85 for 300ml

CAN$37.45 for 720ml

Tasting Notes : My Cottage Weekend