Yoshinogawa Winter Warrior Junmai Ginjo
Ishikawa, Japan 16.0%Mioya BreweryNotohikariMilling: 55%SMV:+6Acidity: 1.7Rich texture and bold umami flavors are expressed by Toji Miho-san's experimental brewing methods including 1 year of bottle aging. Yuho means “happy rice” and also refers to the city’s supposed numerous UFO sightings. Eternal Embers is named for a local "river-crossing" festival wherein an ancient Japanese prince is reunited with his beloved princess. Torches are used to light the way to their joyous once-yearly reunion.Bread pudding aromatics of raisin, nut and fig. A major trademark of this Yuho sake is that there is lots of umami without being cloying. A great sake to try warmed as well as slightly chilled. Pairs well with a variety of dishes from patê to pecan pie. Also try with miso-glazed seafood, pesto pasta, or cilantro dishes.Unapologetically unconventional, Yuho experiments with brewing components and techniques to produce sake that have a wild, gamey characteristic with pronounced acidity and remarkable texture - she brews sake she enjoys drinking. Miho-san believes her sake can stay open for longer than most; she personally likes to drink them after being open for 1-2 months.