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Yoshinogawa was established in 1548. Located in the small city of Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture.

Yoshinogawa was established in 1548. Located in the small city of Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture.

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Yoshinogawa

Established in 1548, Yoshinogawa is located in the Niigata Prefecture in the small city of Nagaoka and is today run by 19th generation owner Kawakami san.

Yoshinogawa are one of the largest Sake producers in the Niigata region. Yoshinogawa’s Sake is true to the Niigata regional style, which is crisp and clean with a dry finish.

TASTING PROFILE

Gensen Karakuchi

The palate shows tight structure, a round mouth feel with hints of citrus and a savoury aspect.



Style:

Honjozo


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — Gohyakumangoku

Kakemai (For Sake) — Gohyakumangoku


Rice Grown:

Niigata


Rice Polishing Ratio:

65%


Alcohol:

15%


Serve:

Chilled, Room Temp. or Warm

Ginjo Gokujo

Ginjo Gokujo shows hints of peach and nectarine and the acidity associated with citrus flavours.



Style:

Ginjo


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — Gohyakumangoku

Kakemai (For Sake) — Gohyakumangoku


Rice Grown:

Niigata


Rice Polishing Ratio:

55%


Alcohol:

15%


Serve:

Chilled or with Ice

Tokubetsu Junmai Gokujo

Shows a floral aroma with peach and tropical fruits, creamy vanilla, nutmeg and mushroom.



Style:

Junmai


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — Gohyakumangoku

Kakemai (For Sake) — Gohyakumangoku


Rice Grown:

Niigata


Rice Polishing Ratio:

60%


Alcohol:

15%


Serve:

Room Temperature or Warm

Daiginjo

This sake shows hints of strawberry, musk, ginger and herbs with strong ‘ginjo-ka’ character.



Style:

Daiginjo


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — Gohyakumango

Kakemai (For Sake) — Gohyakumango


Rice Grown:

Niigata


Rice Polishing Ratio:

40%


Alcohol:

16%


Serve:

Chilled or Room Temperature

Gensen Umeshu

The ume is a uniquely Asian fruit, its flavour most resembles apricot.



Style:

Umeshu


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — N/A

Kakemai (For Sake) — N/A


Rice Grown:

Niigata


Rice Polishing Ratio:

0%


Alcohol:

13%


Serve:

Chilled or with Ice

Yuzushu

Yuzu is a citrus fruit and plant originating in East Asia. From the same family as apricot and almond.



Style:

Yuzushu


Rice Type:

Kojimai (For Koji) — N/A

Kakemai (For Sake) — N/A


Rice Grown:

Niigata


Rice Polishing Ratio:

0%


Alcohol:

7%


Serve:

Chilled or with Ice