Ginga Shizuku "Divine Droplets" Junmai Daiginjo Sake (720ml) SKU #996002

$64.99

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K&L Notes

This producer goes to phenomenal lengths to produce the cleanest sake possible. Some might even say they go over the top. When the temperature falls below 14 Fahrenheit, they build an igloo. Inside this structure the air is a constant 28 F, with 90% humidity and no wind, as well as an environment free of harmful bacteria. Then because they do not like the bitter compounds that result when the sake is pressed from the lees, they put it into canvas bags that are hung to slowly drip the "free run" sake. Very fragrant, very lovely, very elegant, very clean, very subtle. All the trouble shows in the glass. Expensive but well worth it.

Staff Reviews

  • Chiara Shannon
    By: Chiara Shannon
    7/28/2009
    K&L Staff Member
    A very elegant sake, driven by delicate aromas of almond, sweet cream and lychee fruit. The palate is tangy, and shows more of a white pear flavor. Overall, this is a dry sake with mineral structure and acidity, that hints at saltwater taffy on the long, dry finish, and would be ideal with sashimi.

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