TERADA HONKE - CHIBA
Junmai • Pure Rice Sake
Kimoto • Traditional Starter Method
Muroka • No charcoal filtration
Nama • Unpasteurised
Genshu • Undiluted
Established in 1673, Terada Honke have been brewing continuously for over 345 years. They are purveyors of only natural yeast brewing, working almost exclusively with traditional Kimoto & Yamahai starter methods.
Terada-san has grown Kameno-o for around 5 years and this is 100% from his own organically grown Kameno-o. Normally he has used this rice type in other Sake often blended with other varieties. This is the first time he has made a Sake from straight Kameno-o. Kameno-o is an heirloom Rice variety that is actually a table rice variety and generally shows a great aroma and powerful taste.
RICE TYPE: Kameno-o
RICE POLISHING: 70%
YEAST STRAIN: Natural
STORAGE: Store Nama [unpasteurised] Sake in a cool dark place, trying to avoid direct sunlight.
HANDLING: Once opened the Terada Honke 'Kameno-o' will last well for at least 5 - 6 weeks, ideally in a refrigerator.