Hiraizumi Hiten HIBARI | Junmai-ginjo 720ml

Hiraizumi sake brewery / 株式会社飛良泉本舗

Regular price £44.10

Founded in 1487. During the over 500 years since then, this brewery has continued to brew sake, specializing in the traditional traditional fermentation starter to the point of stubbornness, and has continued to maintain the painstaking handicraft that is distinctive of a small brewery. Hiraizumi sake brewery / 株式会社飛良泉本舗 uses a unique yeast cultivated by the 27th head of the brewery himself and has produced a mild sweetness and invigorating tartness. The natural lactic acid that is distinctive of traditional fermentation starter is activated, creating a sake with a smooth mouthfeel and a jaunty finish.

Components: Rice, rice koji, water

Prefecture of production: Akita

Sake category: Junmai Ginjo / 純米吟醸

Taste positioning: Aromatic sake / 薫酒, Smooth refreshing sake / 爽酒

Dry / Sweet: Medium sweet / やや甘口, Medium / 甘辛

Alcohol degree: 15%vol.

Polishing ratio: 55%

Sake Meter Value: -2

Acid levels: 1.9

Choice1: sake rice: Akita sake komachi / 秋田酒こまち

Choice2: yeast starter: Yamahai / 山廃

Choice3: pressing: Filter press / 自動圧搾機

Choice4: charcoal fining: Muroka (None) / 無濾過

Choice5: dilution: Genshu (none) / 原酒

Choice6: pasteurization: Once / 一回火入れ

Choice7: storage: Stored in tank / タンク貯蔵