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94 • Ninki-Ichi Daiginjo Sake $148/720 ml.
Clear with a pale nickel straw cast. Aromas of Asian pear, cream, cashew nougat, and water chestnut with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a honeydew sorbet, radish, bamboo, and peppered nut finish. A robust interplay of fruit and savory notes make this a great choice for sipping or the table. (tasted on Jul-02-2014)
93 • Okunomatsu Daiginjo Shizukuzake "Juhachidai Ihei" Sake $120/720 ml.
Clear with a nickel cast. Vibrant aromas and flavors of pineapple, honeycomb, and Asian pear with a fruity medium-to-full body and a juicy coconut water, pepper, and radish finish. A vibrant, zesty, fruity driven sake. (tasted on Jul-02-2014)
89 • Kurosawa Daiginjo Premium Reserve Sake $45/720 ml.|Find-a-Wine|
Very pale silvery straw color. Aromas of spiced pear and custard with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy pineapple, banana, and coconut water finish. An elegant, well balanced sake that will be ideal for sashimi. (tasted on Jul-02-2014)