60% Rice Milling. This inviting Honjozo is full of floral, warm hay, steamed rice, quince, dried mango, anise and hazelnut. On the palate, flavors of apricot jam, almond milk, rice pudding, persimmon and black pepper with lively acidity gives this sake a beautiful balance. Lingering finish of clarified butter nuttiness and roasted nuts. This is a dry with medium plus intensity of flavors that evolve as you sip through the bottle. Elegant.
Food Pairing: Salmon teriyaki, chicken, meatballs, glazed ham, spinach and bacon salad, Chinese, cured meats, pecorino cheese