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Akashi-Tai Sake Tokubetsu Honjozo 300ml

size
300ml
country
Japan
UBC
92
DC
90
UBC
92
Rated 92 by Ultimate Beverage Challenge
With a hue the clearness of a winter lake, this sake has scents of cantaloupe, red plum, caraway, almond skin, and roasted fennel. The palate begins with sweet melon tones but then rapidly shifts to toasted grains and a spicy conclusion. - 2018 ULTIMATE WINE CHALLENGE ... More details
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Akashi-Tai Sake Tokubetsu Honjozo 300ml

SKU 823290
Rapid Ship
Sale
$13.75
$11.55
/300ml bottle
Quantity
* There are 6 bottles available for Rapid Shipment or in-store or curbside pick up in our location in Ballston Lake NY.
Professional Ratings
UBC
92
DC
90
UBC
92
Rated 92 by Ultimate Beverage Challenge
With a hue the clearness of a winter lake, this sake has scents of cantaloupe, red plum, caraway, almond skin, and roasted fennel. The palate begins with sweet melon tones but then rapidly shifts to toasted grains and a spicy conclusion. - 2018 ULTIMATE WINE CHALLENGE
DC
90
Rated 90 by Decanter
The Tokubetsu Honjozo of Akashi-Tai ('Tai' refers to Japanese Sea Bream) is made using the Gohyakumangoku rice, sourced from Niigata and milled down to 60%. Light and dry in style, it has a nose of fresh pears and banana, with honeydew melon, grapefruit peel bitterness on the creamy palate, with citrus acidity to balance. The finish is dry and clean.
Product Details
size
300ml
country
Japan
Overview
Rated 92 - With a hue the clearness of a winter lake, this sake has scents of cantaloupe, red plum, caraway, almond skin, and roasted fennel. The palate begins with sweet melon tones but then rapidly shifts to toasted grains and a spicy conclusion. - 2018 ULTIMATE WINE CHALLENGE
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Country: Japan

For those looking for something a little different from their wines, then Japan is an ideal location to look to. The two key national drinks of the country – sake rice wine, and plum wine – are equally delicious, unique and aromatic, and are becoming more and more popular in the west as our fascination with this far east country continues to grow. Plum wines are made in a similar way to grape based wines, but the result is quintessentially Japanese, as they are aromatic, sweet and flavorful, whilst being light and utterly drinkable. Sake, too, is light and dry, an excellent accompaniment to Japanese cuisine, and contains as much variety and interesting features as any other type of wine. Both the plums and the rice required to make such drinks grow in a wide range of regions of Japan, and as such, each region has their own style, making them an interesting set of drinks to explore.
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For those looking for something a little different from their wines, then Japan is an ideal location to look to. The two key national drinks of the country – sake rice wine, and plum wine – are equally delicious, unique and aromatic, and are becoming more and more popular in the west as our fascination with this far east country continues to grow. Plum wines are made in a similar way to grape based wines, but the result is quintessentially Japanese, as they are aromatic, sweet and flavorful, whilst being light and utterly drinkable. Sake, too, is light and dry, an excellent accompaniment to Japanese cuisine, and contains as much variety and interesting features as any other type of wine. Both the plums and the rice required to make such drinks grow in a wide range of regions of Japan, and as such, each region has their own style, making them an interesting set of drinks to explore.