Hakutsuru Superior Junmai Ginjo

Hakutsuru Brewery

hakutsuru junmai ginjo - Instantly recognized in Japan with its gorgeous, aqua blue frosted bottle, this junmai ginjo is pleasing even before you taste it. A flowery sake that is smooth and well-balanced, the complexity, even in its lightness, reflects the meticulous TCL and serious money that goes in to this brew. Shop Japanese sake online delivered to your home. Sake is the perfect gift to friends and family.

Hakutsuru Superior Junmai Ginjo

Hakutsuru Brewery

Instantly recognized in Japan with its gorgeous, aqua blue frosted bottle, this junmai ginjo is pleasing even before you taste it. A flowery sake that is smooth and well-balanced, the complexity, even in its lightness, reflects the meticulous TLC and serious money that goes in to this brew. One of the advantages of a big company—it can afford to sell a product at a price that won't gouge your paycheck even if the cost of production is not cheap. Take advantage of it.
ML.
720
VOL.
ALC.
15%
VOL.
Regular price $20.00

ABOUT THIS BOTTLE

HAKUTSURU JUNMAI GINJO

Elegant, flowery nose of melon, white grape, sweet rice and cantaloupe. A dry, smooth sake with flavors of dried pear and melon with a rounded, dry finish. A gentle sake with a slightly lower alcohol content, great for light weights as well.

TASTING NOTES

Rice Polishing Ratio

This sake is made from Japanese Domestic Rice that has been polished to 60%.

HOW TO ENJOY

PAIRING

Pairs well with light, salty dishes such as edamame, tempura and steamed clams, but also tangoes well with more robust dishes like Korean BBQ and American BBQ.

SERVING

Chilled or at room temperature, enjoy this sake in a wine glass or ochoko.

  

One of the biggest and best-selling brands in Japan, Hakutsuru's reach is far and wide; in fact, they were already a big enough player in the sake world by the 20th century that they were featured in the 1900 Paris World Exposition. They were also the first company to sell sake prepackaged in glass bottles (it was sold by weight before, with the customers bringing their own container from home. Super eco-friendly, actually.) in 1901. Today, they are as savvy with branding as with other aspects, such as lowering their CO2 output, research for eco-friendly packaging, research into proprietary yeast, and a museum with an impressive collection of Japanese and Chinese art.