Yuzu “The Citrus One”

Joto Sake

Yuzu “The Citrus One”

Region: Japan / Shimane

Crafted by the Fuij Brewery in the town of Izumo, Joto Yuzu is a blend of sake and Yuzu juice from Yuzu fruit that is grown locally. The Fuji Brewery was founded in 1939 and is managed by the 3rd generation of the Imaoka family. Yuzu is a prized Japanese citrus fruit that has the sweet and tart flavors of mandarin orange, Meyer lemon and Key lime. Blended with sake, Joto Yuzu is a delicious balance of sweetness and acidity.

Gold Medal

San Francisco International Wine Competition

91 Points

San Francisco International Wine Competition

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tasting note

Pronounced tartness, with notes of meyer lemon and mandarin orange. Tart and sweet in the finish.

food pairing

Best enjoyed on the rocks with a splash of soda. Mixes well to create fantastic cocktails.

Region: Shimane
Grade: Junmai
Seimaibuai: 70%
Nihonshudo: -50
Rice: Gohyakumankoku
Yeast: #901
Pressing: Yabuta for sake; none for Yuzu juice

points of distinction

  • Joto Yuzu is made by blending local, Shimane-grown yuzu juice with junmai sake.
  • Brewed by the Izumo Fuji brewery
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SERVE - on the rocks with a splash of soda or mix it for a refreshing cocktail.

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