Hananomai Junmai Daiginjo
|Kind of sake||Junmai DaiGinjo|
Meaning:Dance of the Flowers
This clear sake got 92 points score. And it won World Wine Championship 2008 award as gold medal and it won again at World Wine Championship 2010 as silver medal with 89 points. This is true masterpiece sake from Hananomai.
Elegant fruity aroma, floral. Smooth dry with splash bitterness at the beginning and finish with a crisp and slight sweetness. You may find sweetness of vanilla aroma with more lactic acid including vanilla yogurt hint. Some strawberry hint may appear in the finish. Clear and easy to drink
The best temperature
Cold and straight. However, it also good for room temperature to slightly cold.
Light dishes as salad, little salt edamame, light cheese, Australian Cheddar, un-salted chip.
About the brewer
Either short sake glass or Pinot Noir glass is good enough to enjoy this sake. If you want to keep it cold, use short glass and drink right after the pour. Pinot Noir glass is great alternative to enjoy the aroma.