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95 • Hakutsuru Superior Junmai Ginjo Sake/300 ml.
Clear with a very faint, straw green cast. Aromas of anise, coconut custard, Asian pear, anise, and melon rind with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a long, creamy, delicately spicy apple skin, parsley and chestnut accented finish. Delicious and balanced. (tasted on Jun-14-2013)
95 • Muromachi Shuzo Sakura-Muromachi Kiwami-Daiginjo "Muromachi Jidai" Saké $120/720 ml.
Clear. Vibrant aromas of pineapple, yuzu, lilac, chive, creamy nougat and poached pear with a silky, fruity medium-full body and a long, perfumed coconut water, bubblegum, radish, and praline finish. Deliciously bold. (tasted on Jul-11-2013)
88 • Miyazaki Honten Junmai Ginjo "Miyanoyuki" Sake $30/720 ml.|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas and flavors of coconut flakes, toasted nuts, and dried fruits are granola-like with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a crunchy pear, snap pea, and grassy earth finish. (tasted on Jul-11-2013)