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Sake Morito Juichi Masamune Junmai Ginjo

The summer edition of Morito's Junmai Ginjō. The "Hanabi" (fireworks) version is available from July until Obon (mid-August).
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Item details

Brewery
Morito Brewery
Japanese name
森戸酒造株式会社
Sake type
Junmai Ginjō
Prefecture
Tochigi (栃木)
Rice type
Gohyakumangoku (五百万石)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
55%
Alcohol content
14%
SMV
n/a
Acidity
n/a
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This is Morito Brewery's summer version of its Junmai Ginjō. It is made of Gohyuakumangoku and is milled done to 55%.

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About the brewery:​


Morito Brewery (森戸酒造株式会社) is located in Higashiizumi, Yaita City, Tochigi Prefecture, an area blessed with clear and abundant underground water and a truly pristine environment. It was founded in 1874 and has been brewing sake under the brand name "Juichi Masamune" (十一正宗) for more than 140 years. Other brands are Takahara (たかはら) and Naonizawa (尚仁沢). Under its fifth-generation brewmaster Morito Yasuo (森戸康雄) the brewery has skillfully succeeded in combining old traditions with the latest brewing technology. Morito Brewery offers tours to visitors. Please call beforehand for a reservation.
Address
645 Higashiizumi, Yaita, Tochigi 329-2512
Phone
0287-43-0411
Website

Latest reviews

Excellent and elegant
Colour / hue
Gold
Clarity
Very clear
Intensity
Moderate
This is the summer version of Morito's Junmai Ginjo. It is only available from the beginning of July to the end of obon. It comes in a wonderful blue bottle adorned with printed firework brush painting. A subtle nose of dried fruits with hints of caramel and nuts. Umami with a clear and moderate acidity, and a well-defined balance of sourness and umami with a crisp sharpness. We finished the bottle in one sitting, a rare occurrence.
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Item information

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Last update
Rating
4.00 star(s) 1 ratings
Location
〒329-2512 栃木県矢板市東泉645

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