This is a feminine sake if sake has a genderc soft, light and elegant taste with aroma of apple marzipan and green apple, thanks to a special yeast gS-3h.
Brand: Yukikage [yewkee-ka-gey]
Nickname: Snow Shadow
Type of Sake: Tokubetsu Junmai
Seimai Buai: Rice milled to 58%.
Alcohol: 14-15% by volume
Size & UPC: 1.8L, 6-pack, UPC 844650020021
720ml, 12-pack, UPC 844650020007 300ml, 12-pcak, UPC 844650020014
Producer: Kinshihai [keen-shi-hai] Shuzo Founded: 1825
Location: 836 Motodai, Gosen-shi, Niigata 959-1761, JAPAN
Website: www.niigatasake.com www.kinshihai.com
Owner/President: Tomiyuki Shigeno – the 4th generation of the owner family
Toji (Master Brewer): Junji Kinebuchi
Rice: Gohyaku-man-goku and koshi-ibuki
Water: On-site well water, called Tengu's spring water.
No sulfites, no preservatives.
Nihonshu-do (SMV): +4 Acidity: 1.3 Amino acids: 1.0
Serving temp. : Slightly chilled, room temperature, or lukewarm.
Tasting note: Aroma shows green apple and apple marzipan. Soft, light bodied and long finish.
Food pairing: Sushi & sashimi, Grilled salmon, Roasted yellowtail, Seafood pot sticker (gyoza).
Kinshihai Shuzo has won gold medals at the Japan national sake competition in 2014, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, etc. Yukikage gSnow Shadowh won the gold award at US National Sake Appraisal gJoy of Sakeh in 2006.