Full Review

Kurosawa

Kurosawa
Nigori Sake

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish Shellfish Vegetables

Category: Nigori Sake

Date Tasted:
Country: Japan
Alcohol: 8%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$15

Kurosawa
Nigori Sake

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish Shellfish Vegetables

Category: Nigori Sake

Date Tasted:
Country: Japan
Alcohol: 8%
Opaque straw color. Aromas of granny smith apple, nectarine, sliced banana, pound cake, marinated mushrooms, and graham cracker with a satiny, bright, off-dry medium body and a delightful, medium-length aloe, cucumber cordial and horchata finish. A fun, creamy sake with a balanced somewhat fruity expression.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: granny smith apple, nectarine, sliced banana, pound cake, marinated mushrooms, and graham cracker
Taste Flavor: aloe, cucumber cordial and horchata
Sweetness Sweetness: Off-Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Sushi, Tempura, Swiss
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fun, creamy sake with a balanced somewhat fruity expression.

The Producer or Importer

Pacific International Liquor, Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
4800 S. Alameda St.
Los Angeles, CA 90058
USA
1 323-582-6605

Their Portfolio

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86 Hananomai Katana Junmai Daiginjo Sake 16% (Japan) $25.00.
88 Hananomai Katana Extra Dry Junmai Ginjo Sake 15% (Japan) $25.00.
93 Hananomai Katana Junmai Daiginjo Sake 15% (Japan) $35.00.
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84 Kigen Sake 13.5% (Japan) $5.00.
87 Kurosawa Junmai Kimoto Sake 15% (Japan) $20.00.
94 Kurosawa Daiginjo Sake 15.5% (Japan) $60.00.
93 Kurosawa Junmai Kimoto Sake 15% (Japan) $25.00.
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85 Kurosawa Nigori Sake 8% (Japan) $15.00.
89 Kurosawa Junmai Daiginjo Ginrei Sake 16% (Japan) $35.00.
91 Kurosawa Daiginjo Premium Reserve Sake 15% (Japan) $55.00.
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92 Shichiken Junmai Ginjo Sake 15% (Japan) $30.00.
92 Shichiken Junmai Ginjo Sake 15% (Japan) $35.00.
93 Yamanashi Meijo Shichiken Junmai Ginjo Sake 15% (Japan) $35.00.

Nigori Sake

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Serve in a Stemless Wine Glass
Nigori saké is unfiltered, appearing cloudy, and is the way saké has been brewed in Japan for much of its 2000 year history. It’s sweeter than most sakés, and many people enjoy its nut-like quality. It pairs well with more spicy/savory foods and works best with non-Japanese Asian cuisines such as Thai and Korean or seafood prepared with a fruit sauce.