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Hirai – Junmai Sake

Japan
Japan
Sake
Sake

The Facts

Origins Japan > Japan

Appellation Niigata

Winemaking Brewed using Go Hyaku Mangoku rice polished 60% with #9 and wild native yeast. Very soft water from on-site well. SMV +6

Alcohol Content 15.5 %

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The Character

Tasting Notes Hirai’s clean crisp and dry style is an ideal sake for those who are new to sake but appreciate a quality hand-crafted style. Its purity is a reflection of a snow covered Niigata villages in the winter months.

Overall Savory & elegant

Mouthfeel Dry, crisp & clean

Aromas Fresh cooked rice with hints of tropical fruit

Selling Point Cross over sake for wine lovers who are new to sake

Pairings White Pizza, Thai Food, Spaghetti

The Story

Named for the swans (about 5,000 annually) that migrate to the local lake.

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About Hirai

Brand Story

Established in 1781, traditional hand crafted sake is brewed by the Toji (master brewer) with over 5 decades of experience. The Toji prides himself on achieving sophisticated drinkability that reflect the purity of the rice and the snowmelt water of Niigata. Koshi Tsukano delivers artisan sakes paying homage to ‘old school’ sake making techniques full of flavor and complexity.


Brand Story

Established in 1781, traditional hand crafted sake is brewed by the Toji (master brewer) with over 5 decades of experience. The Toji prides himself on achieving sophisticated drinkability that reflect the purity of the rice and the snowmelt water of Niigata. Koshi Tsukano delivers artisan sakes paying homage to ‘old school’ sake making techniques full of flavor and complexity.

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