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Endo Keiryū Natsugin

Endo's Keiryū Natsugin is made of Yamadanishiki and Nihonbare rice milled to 60%. Characterised by a gorgeous, fresh aroma, Natsugin is a summer sake with a splendid fragrance and a clean mouthfeel.
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Sake specs

Prefecture
Nagano (長野)
Rice type
Yamada Nishiki (山田錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
60%
Alcohol content
15%
SMV
+4
Acidity
1.3
Endo Keiryū Natsugin (渓流 夏吟)

Endo's Keiryū Natsugin (渓流 夏吟) is made of Yamadanishiki and Nihonbare rice milled to 60%. Characterised by a gorgeous, fresh aroma, Natsugin is a summer sake with a splendid fragrance and a clean mouthfeel. Best enjoyed moderately chilled.

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2019 edition:

Keiryu Natsu Ginjo (渓流 夏の純米) Keiryu Natsu Ginjo (渓流 夏の純米)

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
Lovely scent of dried fruits and gingerbread; intensive ginjo taste with a thin layer of refreshing acidity, easy to drink. Medium-dry, clear finish. Can be enjoyed chilled or at room temperature.
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Category
Ginjō
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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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