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Dewazakura Brewery

Dewazakura Omachi "Jewel Brocade" - Junmai Ginjo Sake

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£36.90

"An ornate, full-flavoured ginjo, using Japan’s ancestral brewing rice"

 

Made from Omachi rice—the ancestral strain from which many sake-brewing kinds of rice are descended—with a luscious aroma and ornate flavour that deepens and mellows on the palate.

Characteristics of "Jewel Brocade" Omachi Junmai Ginjo

ABV: 16-17%

Grade: Junmai Ginjo

Taste: Rich & Sweet

Storage: Keep in a cool dark and dry place

Rice Variety: Omachi

Yeast: Yamagata

Brewing Method: Sokujo

Polishing Ratio: 50%

Acidity: 1.6

SMV: +1

Food Pairing

Fatty fish, omelettes, risotto.

Recommended Serving Temperature

Chilled

Region

Dewazakura is located in Yamagata prefecture.

The Dewazakura Brewery

The Dewazakura brewery was founded in 1892 by Seijiro Nakano in the city of Tendo in Yamagata prefecture. It is now run by the 4th generation of the Nakano family, Mr Masumi Nakano. The brewery is famous for democratising ginjo sakes in Japan with the release in 1980 of its "Oka" ginjo. It was the first affordable and readily available ginjo in the market. Since then, the people of Dewazakura have continued innovating; they perfected the cold storage technique, to best retain the aromas and flavours of sake until bottling, in 1991 and introduced the use of local Dewasansan rice in 1996, developing further the concept of terroir in the world of sake.