Ama No To Heaven's Door Tokubetsu Junmai Sake

Ama No To

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Wine label
Vintage:NV
Bottle sizes:300 ML, 720 ML
Country:Japan
Region:Akita
Type:Sake
Varietals:Rice
Varietal notes:Ginnosei
Organic:Practicing
Tasting:Sake Facts Quality Grade: Tokubetsu Junmai (at least 40% of rice grain polished away) Seimaibuai: 55% (45% of rice grain polished away) Rice: Ginnosei (organically grown but not yet certified) Yeast: AK-1 Nihonshu-do: +4 Alcohol: 16.2% Acidity: 1.5 Sulfite-free. Gluten-free. Kosher. Brewery Facts Brewery Name: Asamai Shuzo (founded in 1917). Brewery Location: Akita Prefecture Toji (Master Brewer): Koichi Moriya Brewery President: Hidemori "Special K" Kakizaki
 

Ratings

Antonio Galloni: 91
I recently tasted through the sake portfolio of Vine Connections, better known for their prime selection of wines from Argentina, and was knocked out by the quality of sakes they import from small, family-run brewers in Japan.