Sake tasting ! Oomuraya Brewery-Wakatake
Sake tasting conducted at la Sommeliere in Shizuoka City Oomuraya Brewery-Wakatake
I don’t mind repeating it all the time but I prefer conducting sake tasting in the right environment. Not many places are propitious for that exercise or willing to help.
But La Sommeliere in Miyuki Cho, Aoi Ku, Shizuoka City is certainly becoming a habit. Not only I can conduct my tasting in the best conditions possible but also exchange views at the same time!
About this sake
This tasting is about a favorite brewery of mine, namely Oomuraya Brewery in Shimada City, Shizuoka Prefecture!
It is the third of Oniotome/the Ogre Princess series, a sake collection acquiring fame all the country!
Rice: Homarefuji (Shizuoka Prefectur)
Rice both milled down to 60%
Yeast: Shizuoka NEW 5
Alcohol: 15~16 degrees
Dryness: + 1
Amino acids: 1.4
Bottled in August 2018
Clarity: very clear
Color: light golden hue
Aroma: subtle, floral and fruity. Pineapple, banana.
Tate: soft dry attack. Flowers. Very dry pears and apples. Dry raisins.
Disappearsquickly enough warming up back of the palate with plums and oranges.
Tends to mellow down with food and end on a sweeter note.
Comments: very elegant and dry sake, typical of Oomuraya Brewery. Very sophisticated in spite of the modest Homare Fuji rice. Makes for a splendid aperitif!
Recommended pairings: Fresh asparagus, sashimi.
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