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Kameizumi CEL-24 Junmai Ginjō Namagenshu

Kameizumi CEL-24 Junmai Ginjō is an unpasteurised sake with a fine balance between acidic and sweet flavour.
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Sake specs

Prefecture
Kōchi (高知)
Rice type
Hattan Nishiki (八反錦)
Polishing rate (semaibuai)
50%
Alcohol content
14%
SMV
-10
Acidity
1.5
Amino acid level
0.8
Kameizumi CEL-24 Junmai Ginjō Namagenshu (亀泉 純米吟醸 CEL-24 生原酒) is unpasteurised namazake. The brewery describes its aroma as pronounced with a fine balance between acidic and sweet flavours reminiscent of white wine and with hints of pineapple and apricots. It is made of Hattan Nishiki rice and CEL-24 yeast, hence its name. The rice grains are polished down to 50%.

Kameizumi CEL-24 Junmai Ginjō Namagenshu (亀泉 純米吟醸 CEL-24 生原酒)


Kameizumi CEL-24 Junmai Ginjō Namagenshu (亀泉 純米吟醸 CEL-24 生原酒)

About the brewery

Brewery
Kameizumi Shuzō
Name in Japanese
亀泉酒造
Address
2123 Izuma, Tosa, Kochi 781-1142
Phone
088-854-081
Website
Kameizumi Sake Brewery is located in Izuma, Kochi Prefecture. It was founded in 1897 by eleven volunteers under the name "Humoto Saketen". Their sake was made with water from a spring named the "Eternal Spring" as its waters had never run dry in over three hundred years. They named their first sake "Kameizumi" (亀泉, "Turtle Spring"), alluding to the longevity of the water. In 1917, Kawazawa Tomigo became the first president of Fumoto Saketen. Kameizumi Sake Brewery Co., Ltd. was set up in 1965 and is currently run by Kawazawa Toru. It has six employees.

Latest reviews

More of white wine than sake
Colour / hue
Pale Yellow
Clarity
Clear
This namazake seems to have more in common with a chardonnay than sake. Fruity nose with hints of pineapple and apricots, as claimed by its creators, in addition to pear, apple and melon. A fruity explosion. An equally juicy palate, full-bodied, sophisticated and round. From the moment you open the bottle, the first contact with your taste buds, it feels alive—fun to enjoy.
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Category
Junmai Ginjō
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Reviews
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Rating
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings
Location
〒781-1142 高知県土佐市出間2123

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