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Like most breweries, Kanasawagawa Brewery in Yui (soon to be absorbed by Shizuoka City) has been outputting its nama/unpasteurized sake at a time when the heat entices sake lovers to drink their favourite brew chilled.
Kanasawagawa Brewery: Shosetsu Ginjo Nama
Rice milled down to 50%
Alcohol: 15~16 degrees
Bottledin June 2008
Clarity: Very clear
Colour: Almost transparent
Aroma: Light. Fruity: Almonds, melon.
Taste: Nama tingle. Alcohol.
Elegant. Fruity: melon, coffee beans and bitter chocolate appearing later.
Light impression all way through. Very easy to drink.
Overall: A sake that would please ladies in particular.
Very soft on palate in spite of its « nama/unpasteurized » nature.
Makes for the perfect aperitif.
Is not influenced by food