Hoyo (1.8 L) 'Genji' Junmai, Miyagi Prefecture
Item Number: 18220
Sub Region: Miyagi Prefecture
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): Kura no Hana Rice
Type: Sake - Junmai
Bottle Size: 1.8 L
Closure: Screw Cap
Alc by Vol(%): 15
With its distinctive taste of cedar, grass, and citrus, the Hoyo Genji Junmai delivers a crisp and refreshing “cold sake” experience. It falls midway between robust junmai and refined ginjo sake expressions.
Pairing Suggestions: Genji’s crispness and clean taste makes it a great sake for sushi dining. It is especially enjoyable with seared tuna or bonito and exotic vegetables like asparagus and artichoke. Refrigerate and serve chilled.
Rice Variety: Kura no Hana
Yeast: Miyagi, Association No.901
Sake Meter Value: +4.0
Brewery Profile: Uchigasaki Brewing Company was founded in 1661, and its Hoyo label has been in continuous production for over 350 years. Today, a small crew of six works through the winter months using almost entirely traditional tools and techniques to produce several locally sold labels.