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Ginga Shizuku Sake Divine DropletsRice from Japan

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  • 94 Stephen Tanzer - Vinous Media
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Please note, this product is a 330 mL bottle.

About

94

"Very pale yellow. Complex nose offers saline, herbal and spicy notes, with a minty coolness. Wonderfully subtle, complex and precise, with a distinctly ethereal quality, high-pitched minerality and superb lift. Finishes very dry and persistent, with lovely lift. This is made inside an igloo in Hokkaido, in Japan's extreme north, where below-freezing temperature prevents unwanted bacteria from surviving, thus ensuring a very pure sake. The clear sake is separated from the fermenting rice lees by putting it into canvas bags and allowing the sake to drip out overnight (as opposed to pressing it)."

Product Detail

Item # 39548
Country Japan
Region Japan
Sub-Region Sake
Ratings

94 - Stephen Tanzer - Vinous Media

Vintage N/A
Color White
ABV 16.0%
Varietal(s) Rice
Size 330 mL
Closure Screwtop
Features
Taste apple, banana, melon, flower, herb, spice, rice, chestnut, chocolate, dry grape, sherry and caramel sauce
Nose fruit, flower, stone and salt