Karoyaka Junmai Ginjo “Lightness”
This sake is made by the Marumoto Brewery, which is nicknamed “The Farmers’ Brewery” because the farmers who grow the rice also brew the sake. An estate-bottled sake, Chikurin is made from 100% Yamada Nishiki, the most famous variety of sake rice.
Mild, ricey sweet aroma; pancakey “mochi” sweetness on the palate; finishing with delicate cherry notes.
Complements oysters, sushi, sashimi, salads and other light foods.
Grade: Organic Junmai Ginjo
Rice: Home-grown Yamada Nishiki
Yeast: #9 & Hiroshima Yeast
Pressing: Yaegaki Funa Shibori
points of distinction
- This junmai ginjo is light and gentle.
- It complements oysters, sushi, sashimi, salads and other light foods.
- Chikurin is made from 100% Yamada Nishiki, the most famous variety of sake rice.
The Marumoto Brewery is known as nousan sakagura, the “Farmers’ Brewery,” because the people who grow the rice also make the sake.