Sake Review

Houraisen Gin Junmai Daiginjo / 蓬莱泉 吟 純米吟醸

nigata sake junmai daiginjo
Name: Houraisen Gin Junmai Daiginjo / 蓬莱泉 吟 純米吟醸
Brewer: Ikedaya Shuzo / 池田屋酒造
Rice: Japanese rice
Brew Year: 2013 (aged for 3 years and bottled in 2016)
Prefecture: Nigata
Alcohol content: 17%
Bullet-point Review:
  • Aged for 3 years before bottling – a sweetness and umami of rice explodes in mouth.
  • Maromi – intense smoothness and mildness, due to the aging.
Tasted at: NEO JAPANESE STANDARD (Chiba)
 Rating: 3.5/5 star