Class: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice-Polishing Ratio: Kojimai 50% Kakemai 33%
Brewery Location: Niigata
Food Pairings: Sushi, Sashimi (Chu-Toro, Uni) Kinme Nitsuke
Tasting Notes: Presented by Asahi Brewery, Kubota Manju is the paramount of the "Kubota" series. Has a plush, creamy texture, and several layers of complex flavor and umami. Enjoyed chilled, this sake can reveal the calm and complex portrait of existence.
Profile: Established in 1830 with the motto of "quality first". Brewing sake is making rice. Not only do they focus on obtaining high quality sake rice, they dedicate time and effort in their labs to increase said rice's quality. Their efforts do not stop there however - in order to help sustain the environment, they implement the ISO14000 system of environmental sustainability, and also participate in various activities to preserve their natural surroundings. Additionally, they hold tea ceremonies, concerts, and cultural events for the local community. The goal is to make a fun, sustainable, and ultimately enjoyable environment with sake.