Born Dreams Come True


Born Dreams Come True


Class: Junmai Daiginjo, Aged

Rice: Yamada Nishiki

Rice-Polishing Ratio: 35%

Brewery Location: Fukui Prefecture

Food Pairings: Delicate Japanese Dishes, Dishes cooked with butter, cheese and olive oil.

Tasting Notes: Aged for a full five years at -5 degrees Celsius - the ultimate Junmai Daiginjo sake. It's massive aroma and flavorful personality are kept partially subdued with a sinfully silky mouthfeel. Has an interesting, cleanly cut finish, despite the richness.

Awards: 2003 All Japan Aocohol Competition #1 Prize
2008 Sacramento Sake Festival Imported Sake MVP
2012 USA Sake Competition Top Gold Prize
2014 Good in Wine Glass, Gold Prize
2014 Los Angeles International Wine and Spirit Competition Gold Medal

Size: 1000ml

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Brewery: Kato Kichibee Shoten
Founded: 1860

Profile: Originally operating as a money exchange business and very deeply involved in the affairs of the community, in 1860 the village headman and founder became involved in sake brewing. For eleven generations, they have carried the Kichibee name, and in 1866 registered the name as a trademark. In Sanskrit, "Born" is translated roughly as purity/striking truth, and represents the brewery's strong belief in second changes and karmic rewards for hard work. In the beginning of the Showa era, the emperor used Born sake for Japan's ceremonies, festivals, and guests as Japan's representative brand.

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