Takara_Yourou

YAMAHAI HIZOSHU TAKARAYOUROU (1988)

BREWERY: Kanaya Sake Brewery
Established in 1869 (Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan)
TYPE: Sake (Honjozo, Vintage/Aged)
ABV: 19%
SIZE: 720ml
RICE VARIETY: Gohyakumangoku
POLISHING RATIO: 70%
INGREDIENTS: Rice, Koji (Malted Rice), Brewer's Alcohol
WHAT AN EXPERT SAYS: Intense nose of soy, white wine vinegar and lightly braised meat, mushroom and earth, with dead leaves and an almond note. Very complex, nutty and bold… slightly sweet and very intense. Lots of depth, and length. Needs food and preferably meat to really shine.
COMPLEXITY: 7
UMAMI: 9
FOOD MATCHING: Steak, Red Meat, Game