Stellar example of the gorgeously aromatic sakes for which Fukushima is famed. Distinctly sweet at first sip, clean and smoothly balanced, finishes with finesse.
Nagurayama Brewing Company
Nagurayama Brewing Company is located in the Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture, from antiquity one of Japan’s most famous brewing centers, and has produced ginjo sake since 1973. The brewery has been a leader in the prefecture’s successful effort to win the most gold awards at Japan’s National Sake Appraisal.
Classification: Junmai Ginjo
Rice variety: Yamadanishiki
Brewing method: Sokujo
A daiginjo in all but name, Yokikana pairs well with scallops, sea bream and abalone as well as seasonable vegetables and salads. Serve cool but not cold.