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

 

 

Nanbu Bijin Honjozo

Tasting summary for July 9, 2017

Brewery: Nanbu Bijin Co. Ltd. www.nanbubijin.co.jp
Address : Kamicho 13, Fukuoka, Ninohe-shi, Iwate 028-6101, Japan
Category: Honjozo
Alcohol : 15% – 16%
Rice Variety: Hitomebore and others
Polishing Ratio : 60%
SMV : +5
Acidity : 1.3
Features : Gold Medal winner in the Honjozo Category at 2016 IWC. It has a medium body, light cereal aroma, rice and walnut flavours, beautiful aftertaste. It is ideally paired with grilled meat. Savory foods make it taste sweeter, more fruity and fresh.
Price@LCBO: CAN$34.05 for 720ml

Tasting Notes : Interracial Marriage