What is sake?
Sake is a Japanese liquor or Japanese wine or rice wine, however not all rice wines are sake.
Although it seems a bit of a mess, they are easy to tell apart.
It is usually taken between meals, as an aperitif, with tea or while having sushi.
It is made from the fermentation of rice, it is thick and has a flavor between dry and slightly sweet and strong, some with slightly sour hints, but very refreshing.
The name of sake in Japanese, its most literal translation is an alcoholic drink, however it also designates the Japanese rice liquor since this was the only alcoholic drink in the Japanese country, until Japan was opened to world trade in the 19th century.
It can also be called Nihonshu whose meaning is Japanese wine.
You can discover more about Japanese Sake in the fantastic article by Verema.
Ichiban Shizuku Junmai Ginjo Sake
A refreshing sake with an extravagant packaging Ichiban Shizuku sake has become a true classic in its category.
Particularly sour, this sake stands out above all for the originality of its packaging.
Its amazing paper packaging in the extravagant colors of Japan reveals an elegant bottle.
A magnificent showcase of the know-how of an authentic Japanese family brewery, Miyashita.
Ichiban Shizuku sake is a refreshing, light and sweet sake, perfect to accompany your dishes in the purest Japanese tradition.
Junmai Ginjô name Junmai category: composed only of rice and kôji.
Perfect Service between 10 ° C and 15 ° C
FLAVOR NOTES NOSE, Fresh and delicious – Light acidity, summer fruits
MOUTH, Fresh and elegant: spicy notes, Granny Smith apple
FINAL, Dry – Orchard fruits.
15º / 72cl