Junmai Daiginjo “Liquid Gold”

Watari Bune Sake

Junmai Daiginjo “Liquid Gold”

Region: Japan / Ibaraki

This junmai daiginjo is inarguably one of the most prized junmai daiginjos in the sake world. It is deep, luscious and layered with big but well-balanced fruit flavors characterized by honeydew melon, peaches and pineapple.

Gold Medal

International Wine Challenge

Silver Medal

International Wine Challenge

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tasting note

Deep, luscious, and layered with concentrated, juicy honeydew and peach.

food pairing

Serve slightly chilled with grilled scallops, sashimi, and sea urchin.

Region: Ibaraki
Grade: Junmai Daiginjo
Seimaibuai: 35 %
Nihonshudo: +3
Rice: Watari Bune
Yeast: Association #9
Pressing: By hand in fune

points of distinction

  • The top level of Watari Bune. Luscious and layered, showing distinctive, funky, over-ripe melon.
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Watari Bune, the rice used to make this sake, is one of the only pure strains of sake rice being used today

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