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Reviews for 2023

August 2023 - World Sake Challenge®

August 2023 - World Sake Challenge<sup>®</sup>
This month's Wine feature is Sake Wines

World Sake Challenge® Reviews

Akashi Tai  Junmai Daiginjo Genshu Sake
95 points
A creamy, almost dessert like Sake with the aromas and flavors of custard and fruit.
Hiro  Gold Junmai Daiginjo Sake
95 points
Subtle and nuanced with an excellent complexity of flavors; a simply delightful, more modern take on Sake.
Farthest Star Sake  Mountains On The Moon Nigori
94 points
Best Buy
A delicious, nicely layered, and balanced Nigori that deftly offers flavor and depth; very well executed.
94 points $9 Best Buy
Hiro  Blue Junmai Ginjo Sake
93 points
This Junmai Ginjo is soft and pleasing, and will enhance any light seafood preparations, pork and chicken dishes, as well as any sauces with cream.
Wesake  Junmai Ginjo Sake
88 points
Best Buy
A delightful and delicate Junmai Ginjo, perfect for sipping on its own or enjoying with lightly dressed salads and raw seafood.
88 points $4 Best Buy
Farthest Star Sake  In A Strange Land Junmai
87 points
Best Buy
This delicate Sake will make a perfect aperitif before any meal, and complement light appetizers and salads.
87 points $9 Best Buy
Manotsuru Rumiko  Daiginjo Sake
87 points
This Sake is expressive and lovely, with delicate hints of fruit; enjoy it chilled as a pre-dinner drink or with a teriyaki dinner.
Hiro  Red Junmai Sake
87 points
An earthy and savory sipper with light floral and fruit tones that will be a great companion for tofu dishes and ramen.