Fuji-Takasago Brewery-Tokubetsu Junmai Diamond Fuji: Although the Fuji-Takasago Brewery in Fujinomiya City is part of a larger conglomerate, all the staff is from Shizuoka Prefecture and the sake there are made exclusively according to methods prevalent in the Prefecture.
Moreover, they are active in promoting sake rice grown in Shizuoka Prefecture. In this particular case half of the rice used for this brew is Homare Fuji, a Yamada Nishii hybrid developed in Shizuoka Prefecture.
Rice: Yamada Nishiki and Shizuoka-grownHomare Fuji Rice milled down to 60% Dyness: +6 Alcohol: 15~16 degrees Bottlled in November 2010
Clarity: Very clear Color: Transparent Aroma: Fruity: pineapple, custard. almonds Body: Fluid Taste: Very dry attack backed up by Junmai petillant. Fruity: dry almonds, custard. Quickly disappears with a soft custard note. Very soft and easy to drink in spite of its softness. Turns dry with food. Goes very well with fish and sashimi. As nurukan/lukewarm: Turns sweeter with a short strong junmai pang with a quick comeback on the drier side. Oranges and custard. very pleasant as a warm sake.
Overall: Very pleasant and easy to drink sake. Goes well with any food, raw or cooked. A sake to please everyone! A great sake for a great party!