Scotland Stephenson's Spirits Reviews

Suigei Tokubetsu Junmai "Drunken Whale"

Review Date: June 12, 2009
Category Info: Sake :: Tokubetsu Junmai
Distilled From: Akitsuho
Retail Price: $$ ($20-$30)
Bottle Size: 720 ml Bottle
Brewer / Distiller: Suigei
Strength: 15-16%
Seimaibuai: 55%
Nihonshudo / Sake Meter Value: +7.0
Origin: Japan, Kochi

Tasting Notes:

The nose on this sake is very dry with a touch of fennel and rose.
The taste is also very dry with notes of earthy rice grain.
The mouthfeel is full and the finish is long, bone dry, and very earth driven.
Great sake for food pairing.