A tokubetsu junmai sake from Akita Prefecture, bearing the American name, "Heaven's Door." This sake has underlying earthiness to the nose and body with a nice fruit and rice finish. It is a dry, slightly sweet sake with hints of apple, flowers, and fresh herbs. The method of this Akita based brewery is "go local," as its sake resources and staff are from the prefecture itself.
Rice: Ginnosei and Miyama Nishiki
|With sweet rice aromas surrounded with floral fresh herb spiciness, this slightly dry, medium-bodied sake has mouthwatering apple flavors with an agreeable earthiness on the mid-palate. Clean and focused on the finish that accentuates its rice-like qualities.
|Seimaibuai: 55% (45% of rice grain polished away)