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Manotsuru

Manotsuru
"Pure Bloom" Sweet Junmai Ginjo Sake

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish

Category: Junmai Ginjo Sake

Date Tasted:
Country: Japan
Alcohol: 12%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$14
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Manotsuru
"Pure Bloom" Sweet Junmai Ginjo Sake

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish

Category: Junmai Ginjo Sake

Date Tasted:
Country: Japan
Alcohol: 12%
Silvery straw color. Aromas of birch, dried citrus, turmeric, and young banana with a round, crisp, off-dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, elegant, medium-length star fruit, sweet yogurt, and guava finish. An off-dry, balanced Junmai Ginjo perfect for spicy fare; round and satisfying.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: birch, dried citrus, turmeric, and young banana
Taste Flavor: star fruit, sweet yogurt, and guava
Sweetness Sweetness: Off-Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Fish With Mango Salsa, Tuna Poke, Swiss
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An off-dry, balanced Junmai Ginjo perfect for spicy fare; round and satisfying.

The Importer

Vino Del Sol

The Importer
4200 S. Hulen St, Ste. 315
Fort Worth, TX 76109
USA
1 800-837-8086

Junmai Ginjo Sake

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Serve in a Stemless Wine Glass
A junmai ginjo sake is a very particular type of sake. Junmai refers to a sake that is a pure rice wine, one that does not have any distilled alcohol added. Ginjo refers to the fact that at least 40% of the rice polished away during the brewing process. This process for a ginjo sake is done at lower temperatures, which takes longer, but produces a sake that is light and fragrant with greater complexity.

A junmai ginjo sake is considered a "super premium" sake, which represents less than 10% of all sake. Along with traditional foods paired with sake, such as sushi or Asian cuisine, a junmai ginko sake also marries well with roast turkey or even leg of lamb.