Tokubetsu Honjozo "KAGURA Wistaria label" -720ml / 12btls-
€29.45 per bottle
JPY ¥45,300(Excl. Tax) Rate: JPY 100 = EUR 0.78
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A classic deeply flavored sake made using the exact brewing method passed down over the generations since the Edo period. Not diluted with water, intensely flavored and substantial.
|Volume||720ml (per bottle)|
|Number of Bottles||12 bottles (as 1 case)|
|Dry or Sweet||Slightly Dry|
|Raw Material||Rice,Rice malt,Distilled alcohol
|Variety of Rice||Gohyakumangoku|
|Taste||Bottled after pressing without diluting with water, has the substantial and satisfying after-drinking feel of a classic sake. Suggestive of a banana-like aroma and well-rounded umami.|
|Rice Milling Level||70%|
|Sake Meter Value||1|
|Amino Acid Degree||1.5|
Nuts and Bolts
Yuki Butanabe Pork Hotpot (a simple stew made with just pork, tofu and grated daikon radish)
Matsui Shuzo -Kyoto-
Brewery located in Kinki
Yoshida Kawaracho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Founded in 1726, Matsui is the original brewery of Kagura and Fuji Chitose, the choice SAKEs of the imperial capital. This brewery abundant in natural scenery lies between the 36 Higashiyama mountains and the Kamo River, with views of Kyoto Imperial Palace and Shimogamo Shrine to the west and Daimonji-yama to the east. Brewing operations were suspended for an extended period due to urban renewal nearby, but the brewery reopened in 2009 and SAKE production was started again. Matsui has boldly adopting new techniques for making better SAKE, and 60% of its electricity requirements is provided by solar energy.On the other hand, it is rare to find a brewery that has this level of hands-on involvement in the brewing process, with every aspect of production all the way to bottling carried out by the brewery staff themselves. Aiming to fuse tradition and innovation in SAKE brewing, 300-plus years since its founding, today 15th generation Shigeki Matsui leads operations as overseer and chief brewer.