Brand: Koshi no Omachi [koh-shi-no oh-machi]
Type of sake: Daiginjo
Seimai Buai: Rice milled to 40 %
Alcohol: 16-17% by volume
Bottle size, Case pack & UPC code:
720ml, 6-pack 844650040005
180ml, 20-pack 844650040012
Producer: Minogawa [meeno-gawa] Shuzo Founded: 1827
Owned by: Matsumoto Family
Location: 2-13-31 Miyahara, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata 940-0083 Japan
Toji (Master Brewer): Masayuki Tanaka
Tanaka-san has been making sake for two decades.
Rice: "Omachi" rice, one of the best and oldest sake rice varieties and the hardest to grow, is cultivated by contract growers in the region only to produce this sake and polished to 40%.
Water: Underground water currents from the Shinano River and the Higashiyama mountains are pumped up from the 90 meter deep on-site well. Soft water.
Yeast: Kyokai #9
No sulfites, no preservatives.
SMV: +3.5 Acidity: 1.2 Amino acids: 0.8
Serving temp.: Remove from refrigerator 30 minute before drinking.
Tasting note: Mild and rounded taste with fresh Ginjo flavor.
Minogawa has won Gold Awards at the Japan National Sake Competition in 2009, 2006, 2005, etc. and the US National Sake Appraisal (Joy of Sake) in 2006.