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Yawaraka Type-1

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Soft and gentle junmai ginjo

This innovative sake retains the character of a well-balanced junmai ginjo at a softer 12% alcohol. Fruit blend fragrance, light mouth-feel with rounded plum accents building from cup to cup. A great lunchtime sake.

Name: Yawaraka Type-1
Type:   Junmai Ginjo
Availability:   Year-round
Ingredients:   Rice, Water, Koji, Yeast
Rice:   Miyama Nishiki (Nagano Pref.), Yamada Nishiki (Hyogo Pref.)
Milling rate:   55%
Yeast:   9, 18
Alcohol:   12%
SMV:   -4
Acidity:   1.7
Amino acidity:   1.0
Serving temperature:   Best chilled, room temperature or warm
Storage:   Cool, dark

Master brewer's comments

Masumi's president asked us to make a lighter sake with about the same alcohol content as white wine; something that people would be comfortable enjoying even during lunchtime. Yawaraka is our answer, and indeed this new style of sake is becoming more popular every day.

Food pairing suggestions

fresh greens, salads w/citrus accents, grilled shrimp & chicken, herbs