Organic Karoyaka Junmai Ginjo “Organic Lightness”

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Chikurin

Organic Karoyaka Junmai Ginjo “Organic Lightness”

Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

Region: Japan / Okayama

This certified USDA organic sake is made by the Marumoto Brewery, which is nicknamed “The Farmers’ Brewery” because the farmers who grow the rice also brew the sake. Chikurin is made from 100% Yamada Nishiki, the most famous variety of sake rice.

tasting note

Baked rice sweetness, some mochi on palate, crisp acidity in finish. Notes of mochi, ricey sweetness on nose and palate.

food pairing

Complements oysters, sushi, sashimi, salads and other light foods.

Region: Okayama
Grade: Organic Junmai Ginjo
Seimaibuai: 50%
Nihonshudo: +3
Rice: Home-grown Yamada Nishiki
Yeast: #9 & Hiroshima Yeast
Pressing: Yaegaki Funa Shibori

points of distinction

  • Made from 100% Yamada Nishiki, the most famous variety of sake rice.
  • This junmai ginjo is light and gentle
  • Complements oysters, sushi, sashimi, salads and other light foods.
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The Marumoto Brewery is known as nousan sakagura, the “Farmers’ Brewery,” because the people who grow the rice also make the sake.


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