Junmai Ginjo “The Pink One”

Joto Sake

Junmai Ginjo “The Pink One”

Region: Japan / Ibaraki

The pink and red dots of this Junmai Ginjo represent the two kinds of yeast used to make this sake. The silver color symbolizes the merger into a delicious brew. Fruity, light, and floral, this Junmai Ginjo is brewed by Taka Yamauchi, maker of Watari Bune. Founded in 1854, the Huchu Homare Brewery is located in the town of Ishioka and is considered a national cultural landmark.

Gold Medal

San Francisco International Wine Competition

91 Points

San Francisco International Wine Competition

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tasting note

Floral aromas, peach and melon on palate, frizzante texture, lingering melon in the finish.

food pairing

Serve chilled with light foods and acidic flavors like salads, sushi, vinegars and fish sauces.

Region: Ibaraki
Rice: Chiyonishiki
Yeast: #1801 & #1401
Pressing: Yabuta
Semaibuai: 55%
SMV/Nihonshudo: +2.0
ABV: 15.5%

points of distinction

  • Joto Junmai Ginjo is an excellent representation of the ginjo style– aromatic, fruity, bright and lively.
  • It was created by a highly respected ginjo brewmaster, Taka Yamauchi, the makers of Watari Bune and Taiheikai.
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