FUJIICHI SHUZO - AICHI
Junmai • Pure Rice Sake
Muroka • No charcoal filtration
Nama • Unpasteurised
Genshu • Undiluted
Established in 1870 Fujiichi Shuzo is located in Aichi prefecture. The current Toji [Master brewer] is Katsuaki Yamamoto. Yamamoto-san created the ‘Kikutaka’ brand only in 2012 and has already established himself as a young Sake brewer to watch. His focus is on creating Sake with a lot of umami and a lot of acidity. The ‘Kobo #8’ is made with yeast strain #8. A complex Sake with great acidity, fruit character and a savoury undertone.
RICE TYPE: Yamada Nishiki & Gohyakumangoku
RICE POLISHING: 70%
YEAST STRAIN: #8
STORAGE: Store Nama [unpasteurised] Sake in a cool dark place, trying to avoid direct sunlight.
HANDLING: Once opened the Fujiichi 'Kikutaka #8' will last well for at least 6 - 8 weeks, ideally in a refrigerator. It can be left out of the refrigerator during this time, as the flavours will develop into a more complex drink.