KURO

(Black)

KURO (Black) starts with delicate aromas of apple and banana, then strikes a balance of savory depth and dry clarity that brings out the best in the food before leaving the palate clean and fresh.

  • Junmai Ginjo
  • Masumi No. 7 Yeast
  • Rice polished to 55% remaining
  • 15% alcohol
kuro

KURO is named for the lustrous black of traditional lacquerware. Great for everyday sipping or those special black-tie occasions, it pairs well with shellfish, dark meat fish, and green vegetables—especially those with astringency, like asparagus, artichokes, or rucola.

Name
KURO (Black)
Type
Junmai Ginjo
Availability
Year-round
Ingredients
Rice, water, koji, yeast
Rice
Yamada Nishiki (Hyogo Pref.), Hitogokochi, Miyama Nishiki (both Nagano Pref.)
Polishing rate
55% remaining
Alcohol
15%
Serving temperature
Best chilled, good warm
Storage
Cool and dark

Volumes

1800ml, 720ml, 300ml