Kawatsuru Crane of Paradise Junmai Sake
- Vintage: NV
- Bottle sizes: 720 ML
- Country: Japan
- Region: Kagawa
- Wine type: Sake
- Varietals: Rice
- Varietal notes: Yamada Nishiki
- Notes: Located on the beautiful island of Shikoku, Kawatsuru Brewery pays repect to the river crane that symbolizes longevity and good fortune. The brewery was established in 1891. The rice they uses is grown on their estate surrounding the brewery. The Toji or brew master is a woman named Miki Fujioka. She is serious, soft-spoken, and incredibly hardworking. Her sake is characteristically round and feminine.
Textured and mineral-driven with defined fruit notes of banana and melon rind. Pretty aromas and a crisp, energetic finish resulting in a rich, deeply satisfying style. Described as "umakuchi," a combination between sweet, dry, and umami flavors. Refreshing while still layered and composed.