Ginjo "Chokijukusei-shu Kirakucho 1996"

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/ 12 btls

€30.15 per bottle

JPY ¥38,000 + VAT Rate: JPY 100 = EUR 0.8

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Brewed in 1996 and aged in storage tanks, this amber-colored sake has a natural gloss.

ProductsAged Type


BreweryKita Shuzo

Volume 720ml (per bottle)
Number of Bottles 12 bottles (as 1 case)
Body Full Body
Dry or Sweet Medium
Raw Material Rice,Rice malt,Distilled alcohol
Variety of Rice Nipponbare
Taste A richly concentrated flavor, the signature of an aged brew, pairs with a distinctive acidity and elegantly lingering aroma. The finish has a clean taste, and this brew exhibits a range of different aspects when tried at different temperatures.
Aroma A complex aroma suggestive of a vintage brew.
Prize Gold Medal, International Wine Challenge (IWC) 2015
Suitable Temperature cold,room temperature,warm
Rice Milling Level 60%
Alcohol Percentage 18.5%
Sake Meter Value 0.2
Acid Degree 1.4

Score: 3

Aroma Low

Score: 3

Flavor Sweet

Score: 5

Body Light

Brewery Information

Kita Shuzo

Brewery located in Kinki

Ikedacho, Higashiomi-shi, Shiga

We boast a history of close to 200 years, having been founded in 1820. We cherish Japan’s ancient traditions while incorporating a spirit of creativity and change into our brewing. Kirakucho, our signature brew, gets its name from three Chinese characters that convey our desire that customers be Happy, experience Enjoyment, and live Long. We select the finest ingredients and brewing methods and use a carefully controlled aging process to bring out the umami flavor of the rice and produce a pleasant balance of sweetness of acidity, with a distinctive finish.

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