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We are still tasting new sake (shinshu) and it is only a question to try as many as possible!
Sanwa Brewery (Shimizu Ku) did not disappoint and came up with one in a jiffy!
Sanwa Brewery-Garyubai Junmai Ginjo « Fukuro Tsuri Kashu »
« Fukuro Tsuri Kashu » means that it is original sake collected as it oozes out of the « draining bag »
Rice: Gohyakumangoku (Toyama) 100%
Rice milled down to 55%
Alcohol: 16=17 degrees (genshu)
Bottled in November 2007
Clarity: very clear
Colour: almost transparent
Aroma: solid, fruity, pears, vanilla
Taste: Junmai tingle. Fruity: vanilla/bitter chocolate/pears/persimmons
Stays long in mouth. Pleasant, elegant. Acidity revealed later.
Becomes more complex with next sips. Lingers on pleasantly
Overall: Elegant, deep caharacter, asking many questions. Entices to another cup.
Changes to a very dry sake with food.