Overall, this sake shows a wonderful balance between elegance and strength. It is clean and delicate, especially on the nose, but it is also layered, and solid. On the nose, it is delicately floral, with hints of winter spice. On the palate, it shows white pear, maple syrup, and browned butter. It finishes with a delicate, crisp acidity.
Rice: Yamada Nishiki (koji); Gohyakumangoku (brewing)
Rice Polishing: 55%
Sake Meter Value: +2
Pressing: Saseshiki (slow funashibori)
Pasteurization: Once in bottle