Ginjo Nama Genshu
This is a delightfully zesty, voluptuous, nama (raw/unpasteurized) genshu (no additional water added at bottling) with powerfully fruity aromas, a bold, round, mostly dry texture, and a lip-smacking finish. As fun and fruit-forward as a young Bourgueil Cabernet Franc, and as lip-smacking as a ripe Touraine Sauvignon Blanc.
Note: this is a raw, unpasteurized sake, bottled in a unique vacuum-sealed can for freshness; please keep refrigerated!
About the Producer
The Honke Matsuura brewery was founded in 1804 by Naozo Matsuura in in the city of Naruto, Tokushima Prefecture. Their Narutotai (Naruto sea bream) brand of sake has been a registered trademark since 1866. In addition to its strong association with the Naruto Strait, the tai – commonly regarded as the king of fish on the island of Shikoku – was chosen as a mascot for the brewery due to its elegance. Narutotai was one of the first premium sakes to gain a cult following in New York and has been championed by Master Sommelier/Sake Samurai Roger Dagorn since 1998.