Brewery: Takara Brewery, USA. Class: Junmai Ginjo. Rice: Calrose. Region: USA> California> Berkeley.
Description: TAKARA has been producing sake, mirin and shochu for more than one-and-a-half centureis. TAKARA SAKE USA has taken pure snow melt from the Sierra Nevada Mountains and superior rice from the fertile soil of the Sacramento Valley. Applying traditional sake-making craftsmanship and modern technology to produce a sake worthy of TAKARA mark. This is a delightful sake, equally good with or without food. Aromas include jasmine flowers, apple cider, strawberry, sweet Asian pear, sweet tea and baking spices. It has presence in the mouth with generous body and gentle texture. Flavors include apple cider, pear, sweet cream, baking spices, and white bread.
Food pairings: Delicately-flavored and slightly sweet sushi (white tuna, toro, amaebi, and scallop), King Crab legs (no butter), unsalted popcorn, mild cheeses (Brie or St. Andre), etc.