Gokujo Super Premium Ginjō, Niigata, Chūbu Region (300ml)

Sake Sake
Japan, World

$15.95 (227074)

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  • 4.54.5

Koji Kawakami, the 17th generation President of Yoshinogawa gives us his favourite premium sake with crisp, dusty fennel, light melon, crushed herb nose with good viscosity, full-body and mouth feel. Light tinge of chartreuse indicates slight aging. The alcohol can be bit showy at near room temperature with notes of mandarin peel, cherry and a light kiss of white chocolate that leads to a long, herbal finish with tail of anisette. From one of the top prefectures and producers this Niigata sake with its vodka-like clean, crisp and dry finish will fare well quail robata or chicken yakitori in tare sauce. Score: 90 (Michael Pataran, www.WineAlign.com, Jun 2012)

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