We, the adventurous eaters, had a taste of a “rare” sake in Ontario, the “Tatenokawa Junmai Daiginjo Nigori” Nama-zake (only 24 bottles available here!); and merrily paired it with modern Japanese cuisine!Read More...
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|
|Alcohol :||15% – 16%|
|Rice Variety：||Hitomebore and others|
|Polishing Ratio :||60%|
|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
East meets West. When Japanese sake meets Western steak, can you predict the outcome?Read More...
常說”The marriage of food and wine” , 究竟令人會一見鍾情的日本酒，遇上了西方牛排，會是怎樣的相遇呢？結成一段水乳交融的「幸福婚姻」？還是一場觸目驚心的「異族邂逅」？三日前我便親身經歷了一趟……Read More...
Tasting summary for July 2, 2017
|Brewery：||Asahi Shuzo Co. Ltd. www.asahishuzo.ne.jp|
|Address :||2167-4, Shutomachi Osogoe, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi, 742-0422, Japan|
|Rice Variety：||Yamada Nishiki|
|Polishing Ratio :||50%|
|Features :||Lowest grade in the Dassai series. It has fruity aroma, sweet and silky taste with refreshing and long finish.|
|Price@LCBO：||CAN$25.50 for 300ml|
Tasting Notes : Yellow Rubber Duck
Good foods and good sake are all in Kampai Toronto – Festival of Sake 2017, the largest sake tasting festival of its kind in Canada.Read More...
大愛無邊，讓我能一見鍾情的，不一定是人類！最近就是它 – 「南部美人」本釀造。Read More...
For some people in Toronto, the giant yellow rubber duck may be their summer highlight, whereas mine is Dassai 50 sake.Read More...
Do you believe in “love at first sight”? I’m meant to fall in love at first sight with this sake – Nanbu Bijin’s award winning Honjozo.Read More...