Eikun Ginjo Umeshu

$45.00

Delicious fusion of luxurious Ginjo-shu and Japanese plum. Fresh plum notes fuse with a light sherry touch combined with notes of marzipan in the finish.

Delicately sweet, at the same time with a lower alcohol content- 8%. Awesome mixed with sparkling water, tonic or soda water. This family-owned brewery has been running for more than 110 years in Fushimi, Kyoto where is well known for its some of the purest underground spring water.

Awards: National Competition: Gold Award

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Description

Almond, plum and caramel combined with honey what a glorious combination !

This family-owned brewery has been running for more than 110 years in Fushimi, Kyoto where is well known for its some of the purest underground spring water. Sakamai, or rice used in producing Sake, is quite different from the regular rice consumed for food. IWAIMAI is one of the special Sakamai in Japan. Eikun is the only Sake maker in Kyoto permitted to use IWAIMAI.

Elegant bottles with unique dragon inspired graphics make for a perfect present for that special someone.

Since the 1890’s, there has been an annual competition called “Shinshu Kanpyou-Kai” – National New Sake Competition (now called National Competition) – where sake quality is judged. Eikun has received the gold medal for their sake an unprecedented 14 years in a row. Only 20-25% of all Kura receive gold medals each year. In addition, no Kura or brewery has received the award 14 times consecutively. The National Competition is attended by 90% of all 1,300 Kura in Japan.

TYPE:  Speciality Ginjo Sake

COLOUR: Pale cloudy golden peach colour.

OUR TASTING NOTES: Almond, plum and caramel combine with the softness of honey and nuttiness to delight your nose and taste buds.

FOOD PAIRING: On the rock’s digestif, Cheeses like Camembert, light dishes like chicken, and tofu salad plus fruit desserts and yoghurt.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Serve chilled (8-12 ºC)

STORAGE: Store in a dry and cool place. Avoid direct sunlight.

Size: 3750 ml

ABV: 5%

Rice polishing rate: 60%

Ingredients: water, rice, koji, yeast and Umeshu liquor

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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