Dewatsuru Junmai Nigori

Dewatsuru (Akita Seishu)

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Classification

Junmai Nigori

Brewery Description

The story of Akita Seishu began in 1865, when founder Jushiro Ito converted a 150 year old thatc hed roof estate into the Dewatsuru sake brewery. Five generations later, the brewery is still run by the Ito family. President Tatsuru Ito works closely with his son Yohei to bring Dewatsuru's award-wining sake to consumers in Japan and throughout the world. The brewery's philosophy is that, " Good harmony makes good sake." Akita Seishu values everything local and strives for a harmonious relationship between man and nature. The Dewatsuru brewery is even certified to produc e organic sake, one of only a few such breweries in all of Japan. Although, working together with nature is not always easy in this frigid region in northern Japan, the harsh winter conditions are ideal for brewing sake and contribute to the distinct, regional flavor profiles of Dewatsuru sake.

Tasting Notes

Bright and clear as the natural spring from which its water is sourced, this sake displays up-front aromas of green apples and sweet melons with hints of citrus fruits and sweet almonds.  On the palate, it is delicate, dry, and creamy with a pleasant, clean finish.

Food Pairing

Best paired with crisp salad, Sashimi, citrus based Tiraditos, and light poultry dishes.  It also compliments spicy food such as Thai/Vietnamese fares.  Creamy cheeses and dessert work wonderfully with this Nigori. 

Production Information
Milling percentage:
65 %
Alcohol:
14-15% %
Rice:
Akinosei/Menkoina
SMV:
3
Profile:
Off Dry
Yeast:
Kyokai #7
Acidity:
1.7
Water:
Soft
Serving Temperature:
Chilled
Size:
300ml and 720ml
Production & Aging Practices
Aging Type:
Tank
Pasteurization:
Once
Pressing:
Yabuta

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