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Origin & Awards
Origin: Aomori, Japan
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Rokkon Tiger's Eye Junmai Ginjo
Rokkon Tiger's Eye Junmai Ginjo is a refreshing and easy-to-drink sake which possesses a wonderful balance of richness and dryness. Rokkon tiger's eye demonstrates the complexity and delicacy of Hanafubuki Rice. A good match for seafood, white fish and vegetable tempura.
Using a Brewer's rice from Aomori Prefecture, Hanafubuki rice produces a complex and delicate taste unique to non-filtered sake.
- Grade: Junmai Daiginjo
- Rice: 100% Hanaomoi
- Polish rate: 55%
- ABV: 16%
- SMV: +1.0 (Dry)
- Acidity: 1.3
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
2019 U.S. Sake Appreciation Award Gold Award,
2019 Kura Master Gold Award,
2018 National Sake Appreciation Association Silver Award
At the Off Tokyo Meetup 2017 event held on November 11th, Saito Sake Brewery’s Rokkon Tiger’s Eye junmai ginjo sake was awarded the event’s Gold Medal based on voting by a panel of sake sommeliers, judges, and event attendees.
Rokkon refers to the six senses of vision, hearing, smell, taste, touch and consciousness. The sakes the fall under the Rokkon brand can be enjoyed with the five senses and the heart. This unique brand of sake is made from using high-quality mother liquor produced at Matsumidori sake brewery - a brewery that has been specializing in making mother liquors since its establishment. The sakes are made with the soft underflowing water of Shirakami Suikei Iwakisan.
The Matsumidori Brewery is located in Hirosaki city near Hirosaki Castle, an area known for its magnificent cherry blossoms in spring. The sake brewing process begins in late autumn, and continues through the winter when the brewery is enveloped in freezing temperatures and deep snow.
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