Matsuno Kotobuki Honjozo
This fresh, subtle Honjozo has a lovely nose of cantaloupe, leek, fresh clay and pear. With just a hint of sweetness, the palate is light bodied with alluring flavors of burnt caramel, chalk and marsh-mallow and a classic Honjozo clean, dry finish. The fanciful name “Otoko no Yujyo” , represents a feeling for which the sake was made, to honor brotherly love, between comrades.
ABOUT MATSUI SHUZOTEN:
Nestled in a pine forest for which it is named, this small family owned brewery uses only local rice for its brewing. The toji, Motojiro Matsui, is also the owner, and took over from his father, running the company and responsible for all the brewing. He studied at Tokyo University and is a member of the Shimotsuke Brewer’s Association. The water in Shioyamachi is soft, running through the mountains of pine forest surrounding the brewery. Unique to the brewing process is the blending of two yeast strains which is used to obtain a special flavor element within the sake.
Versatile with all foods, Grilled Fish, Paella, Smoked Fish, Fried Fish or Fried Chicken
Foggy Morning, Prima Donna, Domaine de Village
POLISHSING: 65% / ALCOHOL: 15-16% / SMV: +8.0 / RICE: HITOGOKOCHI / YEAST: PROPRIETARY YEAST
IDEAL TEMP: CHILLED OR ROOM TEMP; 46°F – 70° F