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Endo Junmai Ginjō Keiryū Asashibori

Endo's Junmai Ginjō Keiryū Asashibori is made of Miyamanishiki rice produced in Nagano Prefecture and milled to 59%. It has a unique and gorgeous aroma and a flavour of ginjō-shu.
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Sake specs

Prefecture
Nagano (長野)
Rice type
Miyama Nishiki (美山錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
59%
Alcohol content
17%
SMV
-2
Acidity
1.8
Endo Junmai Ginjō Keiryū Asashibori (朝しぼり 純米吟醸)

Endo's Junmai Ginjō Keiryū Asashibori (朝しぼり 純米吟醸) is made of Miyamanishiki rice produced in Nagano Prefecture and milled to 59%. Asashibori means "brewed in the morning". It has a unique and gorgeous aroma and a flavour of ginjō-shu. The crisp mouthfeel transforms into a fluffy sweetness from the tongue to the nasal cavity. It is recommended to consume chilled or on the rocks.

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About the brewery

Brewery
Endō Shuzōjō
Name in Japanese
遠藤酒造場
Address
29 Oaza Suzaka, Suzaka, Nagano Prefecture 382-0000
Phone
0120−117−454
Website
Located in Suzaka, Nagano Prefecture, the brewery was founded in 1864 for the local Suzaka clan and began to supply sake to the clan's head. Since then, from the second to the fifth generation, we have inherited the intention of the first brewer, Endo Tokusaburo (遠藤徳三郎), to make delicious sake and continue to make sake to brew and nurture. Although our leading brand, "Yoro Masamune," has been awarded the Medal with Yellow Ribbon, we could not take advantage of the sake boom in the 1970s, and as a small brewery, Endo struggled to keep their quality. In 1982, the sixth generation, Endo Shuzaburo (遠藤秀三郎), became the head of the brewery at the young age of 21. At this time, there were only three employees. While starting to improve existing products, the brewery launched one of its leading brands, "Keiryū", in 1988. New brands followed, including the still-popular Asashibori, Domuroku, Naotora and Comet.

In 1993, the brewery was awarded the "Nagano Prefecture Sake Competition Governor's Prize" (長野県清酒品評会県知事賞 Nagano-ken seishu hinpyō-kai kenchiji-shō). In 2004, Endo won its first gold medal in the "Monde Selection". In 2014, the brewery celebrated its 150th anniversary.

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Colour / hue
Pale Yellow
Clarity
Clear
Squeezed in the crisp winter mornings of Nagano, the Asashibori has a salubrious nose of fruits (strawberries) and a refreshing flavour characterised by a fruity sweetness and umami enveloped in pleasing acidity. Mild and slightly bitter finish.
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Category
Junmai Ginjō
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Reviews
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Rating
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Location
〒382-0000 長野県須坂市大字須坂29

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