Nanotsuki 60 Organic Junmai

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Nanotsuki 60 Organic Junmai

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Class: Junmai

Rice: JAS Organic Miyama Nishiki

Rice-Polishing Ratio: 60%

Brewery Location: Ibaraki Prefecture

Food Pairings: Cheese, Sashimi, Anko Nabe, Steak

Tasting Notes: Nanotsuki (aka. “Calm Moon”) is brewed using Miyama Nishiki rice grown locally and sustainably by the Ibaraki prefecture Bando-Shi in compliance with Japanese Agricultural Standards (aka. JAS).  What this means is that the fields in which this rice are grown and harvested for Sake Brewing contain no GMO, no chemical treatments and are only flavored through the power of organic plants. Chilled, this Sake is crisp and sharp; Warmed this Sake is round, rich and powerful. Serve accordingly.

Size: 720ml

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Brewery: Tsukino-I Shuzo Ten
Founded: 1865

Profile: Tsukino-I (aka. “The Moon’s well”) Shuzo Ten was established in the Keio era and has been brewing Sake here at the Matsumaeya (aka. “In front of the pine tree”) for the past 150 years. The current Toji is Masayoshi Kikuchi: a descendant of Nanbu Toji Sake-school.  On the 140th anniversary of the brewery, Masayoshi-san began using Organic Miyama Nishiki rice to brew their sake. As a brewery they brew both day and night! And their motto is more or less that if they can even get one person to say that their sake is delicious, all of their hard work will have been worth it; to work with all of their heart and souls both day and night will have been a worthy investment.

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