Dewazakura “Ichiro”

Dewazakura Brewery

A sake highly-regarded internationally; this sake was awarded Champion Sake at IWC (International Wine Challenge), held annually in London. A fruity sake, but brightly so, this one is never cloyingly sweet. With its gorgeous fruit basket of flavors and dense aromas, its a chewy, fleshy sake with a long, lasting aftertaste. Shop Japanese sake online delivered to your home.

Dewazakura “Ichiro”

Dewazakura Brewery

A sake highly-regarded internationally; this sake was awarded Champion Sake at IWC (International Wine Challenge), held annually in London. A fruity sake, but brightly so, this one is never cloyingly sweet. With its gorgeous fruit basket of flavors and dense aromas, it's a chewy, fleshy sake with a long, lasting aftertaste.
ML.
720
VOL.
ALC.
15%
VOL.
Regular price $68.00

ABOUT THIS BOTTLE

DEWAZAKURA ICHIRO

Lovely fruit basket nose of strawberry and cherry with papaya and melon flavors. It regally glides across the palate, slowly and densely. Round and plush with a great balance.

TASTING NOTES

Rice Polishing Ratio

This sake is made from Yamada-Nishiki Rice that has been polished to 45%.


HOW TO ENJOY

PAIRING

Works well with salty and savory dishes that are a little fatty. Pate, shrimp, sea urchin, crabs, french fries, and potato chips.

SERVING

Chilled or a little chilled, do not over-chill; best enjoyed close to room temperature, in a wine glass or regular cup.

In order to understand why this brewery is so special, we need to take a quick dive into the world of Liquor Tax Act in Japan. Stay with us here, because this might be the only time where a story about taxes will keep you on the edge of your seat, because it's really a tale about a plucky underdog coming out on top. Back in the 1980's, the word "Ginjo" was fairly unknown to the regular sake drinker. The very few Ginjos that were commercially sold were incredibly expensive, and usually bought only to be given as gifts. Click to learn more.