Gohyakumangoku and Yamadanishiki rice come together here in the Koshi no Kanbai Ginjo Sai Blue River with a 55% polish and deliver a refined taste with a crisp texture. The aroma is soft, smooth, has an uncomplicated finish despite its intense rice flavour and is comparatively restrained. Great at any serving temperature - best for us at around 10° degrees.
Expertise | Koshi no Kanbai Ginjo Sai Blue River 2019
Distributor: World Sake Import GmbH, 35510 Butzbach, Deutschland | Description/Ingredients: alcoholic beverage
Manufacturer | Ishimoto
Koshi no Kanbai's legendary "Winter Plum" label is familiar to sake enthusiasts everywhere. Heritage brewery Ishimoto, credited with developing the Niigata style, takes the sake-brewing technique to its limit and sometimes beyond. "Appreciating this complex sake is more in the nature of an intellectual exercise," wrote one critic. “Each taste asks the sake drinker more questions than it answers."