Kirin-Zan Junmai Ginjo Sake, 720ml
- 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.
Serving temp. : Serve chilled, at room temp. or luke-warm.
Tasting Notes: The forward floral nose, creamy and nutty with mushroom, lemon, herbal notes, this Sake has multiple layers of flavor, buttery, lemony, rich on palace, smooth and pleasant umami.
Food pairing: Braised pork belly (Buta no kakuni), Stuffed clams, Stuffed mushrooms, Sole meuniere, Buttery Salisbury steak, Pasta Bolognese Champignons Sauvages au Madere – Umami-rich dish of wild mushrooms, sweet shallots and Madeira needs an equal umami-rich Sake with rich layered flavors.