Naturally grown Yamahai Junmai without yeast additives is aged at room temperature. By heating it at a high temperature, it adds a richness, aroma, and gentleness, making it a sake that stands out.
Tamagawa Naturally Brewed Pure Rice Sake (Yamahai) Vintage 2017
- アルコール度数：15 degrees or more and less than 16 degrees
Yamahai, which is prepared in Kita Nishiki, is the centerpiece of Tamagawa's additive-free "Natural Shikomi" series.
By adding water to the unprocessed sake and aging it at room temperature for over three years, the color and flavor have increased.
It is characterized by a fragrance reminiscent of caramel and nuts and a pale amber color.
When heated as hot as possible, the aroma and flavor obtained through aging become clearer and more gentle.
Below is a message from the brewery.
“Yamahai's naturally brewed Junmaishu and Nuruka Nama Genshu, made in Kita Nishiki, have been our main product for many years.
Although we had high hopes for the potential of an aged version with pasteurized water, supply was limited due to demand for raw unprocessed sake and storage space issues.
By significantly expanding the storage space in the 2015 sake brewing year, we have been able to have a stable supply for three years. It goes well with dishes that use dashi (simmered dishes), eel kabayaki, etc. “
種別 山廃純米 精米歩合 66% 使用酵母 No yeast additives 原材料 rice, rice koji 原料米 Kitanishiki 原料米の生産地 Hyogo Prefecture (Tajima) 杜氏 philip harper アッサンブラージュ 無
(Mature and Warm Bar Master / Toki SAKE Association Executive Director)
A mature aroma with a slightly sour taste. There is a hint of acidity in the aroma, with notes of cinnamon and chocolate.
When you put it in your mouth, it feels just right, and the flavors of sourness, astringency, and umami come in order. The cacao-like scent also spreads beautifully.
The most distinctive feature is its sharpness and handling. It doesn't leave a strong taste in your mouth, and flows cleanly, allowing the taste of your meal to flow through.
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