Brand: Manotsuru [mauno-tsuru]
Nickname : gFour Diamondsh
Type of sake: Junmai Ginjo, Muroka, Gen-shu (un-diluted)
Seimai Buai: Rice milled to 55 %
Bottle size: 500 ml Case pack: 12 bottles
UPC code: 844650050028
Producer: Obata Shuzo
Owned by: Obata Family Founded: 1892
Location: 449, Manoshinmachi, Sado-shi, Niigata 952-0318, Japan
Toji (Master Brewer): Kenya Kudo
Kudo-san has been making sake for 14 years and he has been
a sake master for 9 years. One of the youngest toji in Japan.
Ingredients & Technical data
Water: On-site well water. Underground water from
Ko-sado Mountains. Soft water.
Yeast: Kyokai #1701
SMV: +3 Acidity: 1.7 Amino acids: 1.2@
No sulfites, no preservatives.
Serving temp.: Chilled
Tasting note: Tropical nose of banana and plum juice, very fine, quite pure.
Food Paring: Food and dishes with vinegar/vinaigrette. Slightly spicy food.
Obata Shuzo has won gold medals at the national sake competition for six years in a row. They also won the gold medal at the International Wine Challenge in London in 2007.