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This is a Yamahai Junmai Ginjo pressed in March, kept fresh in cool storage until summer's end, then awakened in early autumn. Hiyaoroshi acquires a patina of flavour depth while retaining its youthful freshness. Gracefully fragrant, with limpidly balanced sweetness and acidity.
Goes well with autumn dishes like oven-roasted autumnal vegetables, marinated mushroom salads and roast pork with sweet onion and hot mustard.
Masumi brewery history dates back to 1662. The sake is made with a strain of the Kyokai No. 7 yeast discovered at Masumi’s brewery 70 years ago.
*Please note that the brown label is the new design for 2020. The photo of the old, white label is provided for your reference only.
Masumi “Hiyaoroshi” Sleeping Beauty 真澄 ひやおろし 純米吟醸酒
- Country: Japan (Nagano Prefecture)
- Type: Yamahai Junmai Ginjo Hiyaoroshi
- Rice Variety: Miyamanishiki
- Yeast: Kyokai No. 7
- Acidity: 1.8
- Sake Metre Value: 0.0
- ABV: 15%
- Rice Polishing Ratio: 55%