Dewazakura Yuki Manman 5 Years Old

Dewazakura Brewery

DEWAZAKURA YUKIMANMAN - This sake is a slugger in the Big Leagues. Taut, youthful sake is gently aged for five years in a dark, refrigerate sake warehouse where it maintains its -5℃/23°F temperature even in the height of summer, until it reaches a state of deep, relaxed, rounded bliss. A delightful invitation to the world of aged sakes. Shop Japanese sake online delivered to your home.

Dewazakura Yuki Manman 5 Years Old

Dewazakura Brewery

This sake is a slugger in the Big Leagues. Taut, youthful sake is gently aged for five years in a dark, refrigerated sake warehouse where it maintains its -5℃/23°F temperature even in the height of summer, until it reaches a state of deep, relaxed, rounded bliss. A delightful invitation to the world of aged sakes.
ML.
720
VOL.
ALC.
16%
VOL.
Regular price $145.00

ABOUT THIS BOTTLE

YUKIMANMAN 5 YEARS OLD

Complex nose of plum, berry, melon, sweet rice, and honey. Superb body, a comforting weight on the tongue, flavors of dense minerals, plum, melon, ripened pear, white raisin, and fruit compote. Wonderful to sip slowly, treat it like the queen it is! Expansive and fleshy, but never flabby.

TASTING NOTES

Rice Polishing Ratio

This sake is made from Yamada-Nishiki Rice that has been polished to 35%.

HOW TO ENJOY

PAIRING

Holds its own against hefty dishes like roast beef, steak, cheese plates, pates, game meats.

SERVING

Lightly chilled, best in a whiskey glass or wine glass.

  

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