Katsuyama Junmai Ginjo "Lei"


Katsuyama Junmai Ginjo "Lei"


Class: Junmai Ginjo

Rice: Hitomebore

Rice-Polishing Ratio: 55%

Brewery Location: Miyagi

Food Pairings: Prosciutto, Tempura, Western, Chinese or South East Asian Appetizers, Cheese, Uni dishes

Tasting Notes: The name Lei comes from the wagtail, which is a sacred creature in Japanese mythology. The intense, fruity aroma and rich taste of Lei is very similar to fine Japanese muskmelon, and this sake can be enjoyed as a n aperitif or starter drink. Pairs perfectly well with meat dishes with sweeter sauce. 

Size: 720ml

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Brewery: Katsuyama Supreme Sake Co.,Ltd
Founded: 1688

Profile:  Established in 1688, Katsuyama is a sake brewery with traditions lasting well over three century. They were established to brew the upscale sake enjoyed exclusively by the feudal lords of the Sendai domain, where was founded by Japan's Most famous samurai & military commander Date Masamune. To this day, Katsuyama carries on he reputation and tradition of its origins as a brewery for the lords. 

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