What is sake?
Sake is a Japanese liquor or Japanese wine or rice wine, however not all rice wines are sake.
Although it seems a bit of a mess, they are easy to tell apart.
It is usually taken between meals, as an aperitif, with tea or while having sushi.
It is made from the fermentation of rice, it is thick and has a flavor between dry and slightly sweet and strong, some with slightly sour hints, but very refreshing.
The name of sake in Japanese, its most literal translation is an alcoholic drink, however it also designates the Japanese rice liquor since this was the only alcoholic drink in the Japanese country, until Japan was opened to world trade in the 19th century.
It can also be called Nihonshu whose meaning is Japanese wine.
You can discover more about Japanese Sake in the fantastic article by Verema.
Misen Ichidai Ginjo Sake
A light and sweet quality sake.
Misen sake is owed to the Chugoku Shuzo brewery.
Worked on and refined over the past ten years, the brand wishes to respond to a wide audience through an expression of exceptional quality: all the raw materials are local.
The result is a refreshing and sweet sake, ideal for an introduction to sakes.
Proportion of rice remaining after polishing 60%
Variety of rice used: Hattan Nishiki
So-shu type: refreshing, light and sweet sake To serve at 10 ° C or heat to 40 ° C
NOSE, Fresh and floral: white flowers, apricot
MOUTH, Smooth and fruity: apple, pear
FINAL, Light – Cereals, green apple
15,4º / 72cl