MII NO KOTOBUKI - FUKUOKA
Junmai • Pure Rice Sake
Yamahai • Traditional yeast starter method
Muroka • No charcoal filtration
Nama • Unpasteurised
Genshu • Undiluted
Established in 1922, Mii no Kotobuki are slow-pace brewers, with a high attention to detail, producing tiny amounts of sensational sake. The Toji [Master Brewer] at Mii no Kotobuki is Tadatsugu Inoue who has been making the Sake here since 1996. For the ‘Biden Hojo’ Inoue-san utilises local ‘Itoshima’ Yamada-Nishiki rice.
The ‘Biden Hojo’ shows a vibrant nose of fragrant melon with hints of aniseed. The palate is layered showing melon, fennel with a touch of savoury spice. The finish is long with refreshing acidity.
RICE TYPE: Yamada Nishiki
RICE POLISHING: 65%
YEAST STRAIN: #7 [Own]