This sake is made by the Marumoto Brewery, which is nicknamed “The Farmers’ Brewery” because the farmers who grow the rice also brew the sake. An estate-bottled sake, Chikurin is made from 100% Yamada Nishiki, the most famous variety of sake rice.
Mild, ricey sweet aroma; pancakey “mochi” sweetness on the palate; finishing with delicate cherry notes.
Complements oysters, sushi, sashimi, salads and other light foods.
Grade: Organic Junmai Ginjo
Rice: Home-grown Yamada Nishiki
Yeast: #9 & Hiroshima Yeast
Pressing: Yaegaki Funa Shibori