Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake

Vendor Hakutsuru
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Introducing Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake, a premium Japanese sake that embodies the heritage and craftsmanship of Hakutsuru, one of Japan's esteemed sake breweries. Carefully brewed using traditional methods and meticulous attention to detail, this Junmai sake offers a refined taste experience that captures the essence of Japan's rich sake culture.

Brewing Excellence: Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake is crafted with the utmost dedication to brewing excellence. The sake is made using only rice, water, yeast, and koji mold – adhering to the Junmai classification, which signifies pure rice sake without the addition of distilled alcohol. This traditional approach allows the natural flavors of the rice to shine through, showcasing the true essence of Junmai sake.

Ingredients: The key to Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake lies in the quality of its ingredients. Premium rice varieties are selected for their specific characteristics, contributing to the sake's unique flavor profile. Pure and soft water from the famed Nada region, renowned for its ideal brewing conditions, ensures a clean and crisp finish.

Versatility in Pairing: Versatile and food-friendly, Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake is a delightful accompaniment to various cuisines. Its clean and balanced profile pairs exceptionally well with traditional Japanese dishes, sushi, sashimi, and other Asian-inspired delicacies. The sake's versatility extends to Western cuisine, making it a refined choice for pairing with a range of flavors.

Elegance in Presentation: Presented in the iconic Hakutsuru bottle, the packaging reflects the brewery's commitment to elegance and tradition. The label showcases the crane, a symbol of longevity and good fortune, representing the brewery's dedication to producing sake of the highest quality.

Culmination of Tradition: Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake is a celebration of tradition and craftsmanship, representing the culmination of centuries-old brewing techniques and a commitment to quality that has defined Hakutsuru throughout its storied history.

Indulge in the artistry of Japanese sake with Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake – a refined expression that invites you to experience the pure essence of Junmai craftsmanship in every sip. Cheers to the rich heritage of sake brewing and the exquisite flavors that Hakutsuru brings to your glass.



Tasting Notes

Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake presents itself with a crystal-clear, pale straw color, offering a visual indication of its purity and refinement.

The sake opens with an inviting aroma marked by delicate rice sweetness. Subtle fruity notes dance on the nose, creating an enticing bouquet that foretells the elegant tasting experience to come.

Upon the first sip, Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake reveals a well-balanced profile. The purity of the rice is at the forefront, delivering a distinct umami character. The sake unfolds with a clean, dry finish that is characteristic of Junmai classification. As the palate evolves, subtle notes of melon grace the taste buds, adding a layer of complexity. A mild earthiness adds depth, contributing to the sake's nuanced flavor profile.

The sake's texture is smooth and velvety, providing a satisfying mouthfeel. The rice flavors are expressed with finesse, creating a harmonious balance that showcases the skillful brewing techniques employed by Hakutsuru.

Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai Sake leaves a lasting impression with its clean and crisp finish. The palate is refreshed, and the lingering umami invites contemplation. The overall experience is one of elegance and restraint, allowing the natural flavors of the rice to shine through.

Distillery Information

Hakutsuru Excellent Junmai is a sake brewed in Japan using a 250-year-old traditional technique. The sake is full-bodied, off-dry, and has a dry finish. It has a mellow flavor and rich mouthfeel.
Hakutsuru is the largest sake producer in Japan. The company was founded in 1743 by Jihei Kano, a lumber dealer. The name Hakutsuru means "white crane".
Hakutsuru benefits from excellent water sources, including spring water from Mt. Rokko and Miyamizu.