Mizuho Kuromatsu KenbishiAged
Aged Yamahai style sake with a complex combination of sweet and savory tones.
Dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, appealing, long finish. Enjoy with meat dishes or tempura of any kind.
Produced by Kenbishi
Kenbishi is known as the first sake brewery to be branded in Japan, est. 1505. Kenbishi was very popular sake enjoyed by samurai. On the eve of major military battles, a large Kenbishi barrel would be ceremoniously opened. It was believed that sake strengthened the bonds of friendship and established strong loyalty in upcoming battles.
Name: Mizuho Kuromatsu Kenbishi
Class: Yamahai Aged
SMV: 0 (medium-dry)
Brewery Location: Nada, Hyogo Japan
Serving Suggestions: chilled, normal, warm
Food Pairings: yakitori, teriyaki chicken and fish, beef steak
Tasting Notes: A complex combination of sweet and savory tones. Rich yellow straw colour. Attractive aromas and flavors of toasted rice with soy and butter and honey and roasted nuts. Dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, appealing, long finish.