AKISHIKA SHUZO - OSAKA
Junmai • Pure Rice Sake
Yamahai • Traditional yeast starter method
Muroka • No charcoal filtration
Nama • Unpasteurised
Genshu • Undiluted
Made with Yamada Nishiki often given the moniker ‘King of Sake Rice’ polished to 70%. As with all of Akishika’s products, this shows a rich, complex character. Fresh & vibrant on the palate, this Nama version of Kobo #7 has a rich fruit character with savoury elements. The palate builds with a fine acidic backbone and wonderful texture and a long fine finish.
RICE TYPE: Yamada Nishiki
RICE POLISHING: 70%
YEAST STRAIN: #7
STORAGE: Store Nama [unpasteurised] Sake in a cool dark place, trying to avoid direct sunlight.
HANDLING: Once opened the Akishika 'Kobo #7' will last well for at least 5 - 6 weeks, ideally in a refrigerator.