Another long name for an annual limited nectar by Oomuraya brewery in Shimada City!
Now, what does « Oomuraya Brewery-Wakatake Tate Haru Asa Shiboritate Junmai Ginjo Nama Genshu » stand for?
« Wakatake » is the name of Oomuraya Brewery’s main brand name.
« Risshun Shibori » means this sake had just been pressed on a Spring morning.
« Junmai Ginjo » is a premium level for a sake to which no alcohol was added.
« Nama » means it was not pasteurized.
« Genshu » means that no water was added.
A sake as it came out of the pressing!
The paper envelope attached to the neck contains a five yen coin for good luck!
Rice milled down to 55%
Alcohol: 17~18 degrees
Bottled in December 2011
Clarity: Very clear
Color: Faint golden hue
Aroma: Puissant. Flowery. Fruity, banana, Macadamia nuts, vanilla. Pleasant alcohol
Taste: Strong attack backed up by pleasant alcohol and junmai petillant.
Fruity and complex: banana, oranges, vanilla, pears.
Lingers for a while warming up the palate.
Disappears on a dry note with almonds and macadamia nuts.
Great balance between fruit and acidity.
Changes little and drinks well with any food.
Overall: A traditional limited brew typical of Oomuraya Brewery’s approach.
A very solid and strong sake, but nonetheless elegant in its superlative balance between fruit and acidity.
A sake perfect with izakaya gastronomy!
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