Kikusui Junmai Ginjo Tasting Note

Special brew using 100% highly-polished Gohyakumangoku sake rice, which is fermented over a long period of time at a low temperature. You can enjoy the fragrance and rich savor special to Kikusui's pure rice sake, as well as its lightness and smoothness. Elegance is its strongest sales feature.

This sake carries great rich flavor of Junmai, as well as clean, refreshing aftertaste of Ginjo. Banana like fruity aroma and clean after taste are loved and enjoyed by everybody.

Category Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Ratio 55%
S.M.V. -1.0
Acidity 1.7
Amino Acid Level -
Rice Gohyakumangoku
Water Underground water from Kaji river (soft water)
Alcohol content 15%
Brewery Kikusui Shuzo
Region Niigata prefecture
Toji Mr. Akihiro Kawauchi
Sweet Semi-Sweet Semi-Dry Dry Extra Dry
Fragrant Light Aged Rich

Best way to enjoy this sake

Cold Room Temp. Body Temp. Warm
good good good

Best matching food

Lighter Fare Richer Fare After Meal
Vegetable tempura, White fish sashimi, Avocad salad