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93 • Hakutsuru Sayuri Nigori Sake/300 ml.
Opaque bone color. Aromas yams, honey roasted pineapples and apples, and nut brittle with a velvety, fruity medium-to-full body and a pineapple-coconut sorbet, almond, melon ice, and radish sprout accented finish. A nicely balanced, finely textured, and precisely made nigori. (tasted on Jun-14-2013)
90 • Manotsuru Kura "Countless Visions" Saké $15.99/300 ml. Best Buy.
Pearl white color with a steely cast. Aromas of cream soda, coconut flan, anise, and melon rind with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a cream, lightly minty and spicy finish. An elegant and flavorful nigori. (tasted on Jun-14-2013)
85 • Tozai "Snow Maiden" Junmai Nigori Saké $17.50/720 ml.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright creamy white color. Aromas of sour cream, coconut-pineapple puree and crushed almonds with a soft, chunky, fruity medium-to-full body and a apple-pear cider and wheat grass finish. (tasted on Jun-14-2013)