Saké Sommeliére Hisae Tsujimura/辻村尚江さん, Chef Noboru shooji/庄司昇親方, and Owner Hiromi Hasegawa/長谷川浩美さん！
On Friday, April 22nd, was held a very special sake tasting in La Sommeliere, in Miyuki Cho, Aoi Ku, Shizuoka City!
Oomuraya Brewery (Shimada City) Master Brewer, Wataru Hibino/日比野哲杜氏 had come to introduce 4 new sake all made with Shizuoka-grown Homarefuji rice!
Over 16 sake-knowledgeable guests from all kinds fields participated to the event!
An the menu to accompany the sake was exclusively japanese-style!
The water served came directly from Oomuraya brewery well!
The 4 sake of the day, some still unlabeled as not yet put on the market!
The first sake was Junmai Daiginjo Genshu which will eventually be called Wakatake Premium Junmai Daiginjo!
To accompany a o-toshi/appetizer made with a combination of two leeks, surf clam and “shiraga” spikenard!
The second sake was Tokubetsu Junmai Nama called Oniotome (Summer Season greetings)!
Accompanying tuna and seabream sashimi and vegetable plate!
The third sake was Junmai Daiginjo called “Take no Kaze”!
Accompanying simmered young bamboo shoots, sweet simmered shrimp, giant butterbur and japanese pepper sprouts!
The final sake was a Junmai Ginjo eventually to be called Wakatake Junmai Ginjo!
Accompanying a mixed steamed rice!
Individual tasting reports on each sake of the day coming soon!
420-0857 Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Miyuki Cho, 7-5, Aiseido Bldg, 1F
Tel. & Fax: 054-266-5085
Opening hours: 11:00~22:00, 12:00~18:00 on Sundays & National Holidays
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