Elegant, refined, citrusy on the palate. Reminiscent of a clean mountain stream.
Kirinzan Shuzo is located near Mt. Kirin (= Kirin-zan) in Tsugawa where beautiful rivers run through. Kirin, a mythical creature much like a flying unicorn, is believed to bring about happiness. The producer won gold medals at Japan National Sake Competition in 2016, 2014, 2012, 2009, etc.
Tasting Notes: Reticent, elegant, refined, citrusy. Floral, yet earthy aroma laced with cedar and cider with a hint of smoke. Medium to light bodied. Dry, intense, and balanced; soft creamy texture with a round finish of concentrated Bosc pears. Reminiscent of a clean mountain stream.
Serving temp. : Serve chilled (50-59°F or 10-15°C).