OOMURAYA BREWERY SAKE TASTINGS AND PAIRINGS AT LA SOMMELIÈRE IN SHIZUOKA CITY!

PART 1: WAKATAKE JUNMAI AND SASHIMI!

OOMURAYA BREWERY SAKE : On Friday April 16th a special event was held at the restaurant/store La Sommelière in Shizuoka City for a tasting and pairing session of sakes brewed by Oomuraya Brewery (Shimada City) in the company of Mrs. Hiromi Hasegawa, owner of the same restaurant/wines and sakes shop, and Brewmaster Satoru Hibino!

Side label oomuraya wakatake junmai
Side label of the bottle

The first sake we tasted was:

Wakatake JunmaÏ

Rice: Homarefuji (grown in Shimada City)

Milled down to 70%

Yeast: Shizuoka NEW-5

Alcohol: 15%

Dryness: +2

Acidity: 1.5

Amino acids: 1.4

Clarity: Very clear

Color: Almost transparent

Aroma: Sharp, dry, fruity. Dry bananas and vanilla

Taste: A very dry attack back up with beautiful Junmai petillant which is more complex than expected. Dry vanilla and pineapple.

Lingers for a while before disappearing on same dry notes. Mellows with food.

Comments: Straightforward, pleasant and easy to drink. The kind of sake to comfort you at any time of the day and night. This is more great value for its price!

Pairing: Sashimi plate composed of Taï (seabream), Akami (lean tuna) and Ika/Cuttlefish

Sashimi plate at the tasting
The sashimis used for the pairing of Oomuraya saké

Other recommended pairings: fresh oysters and white asparagus!

LA SOMMELIÉRE (owner: Mrs. Hiromi Hasegawa)

Address: Shizuoka Prefecture, Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Miyuki Cho 7-5, Aseido Bldg, 1F

Tel.: 054-266-5085

Opening hours: 12:00~22:00

Closed on Sundays and National Holidays

Credit cards not accepted

More aboute the brewery

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