GOUKAI JUNMAI KARAKUCHI CUP
This convenient, single-serve sake offers traditioanl junmai aromas of Asian pear, salted melon, banana, and cream. The silky palate has a satisfying weight and is gently mouthwatering. Flavors include fruity notes from the nose-pear, melon and banana-but also wonderfully savory aspects, including custard, cocoa, banana bread, and baking spices. The palate becomes more intense and rich in umami. Flacors include salty dried beef and banana bread with walnuts.
Character: Balanced and satisfying
Serving: Warm, Chilled
Pairing food: This sake’s balance of fruit and savor- iness makes it versatile with food. It will be very good with egg custards, soba noodles, chicken breast, or moderately flavored white fish, steamed shellfish. It has the intensity to hold up to filet mignon, yakitori, and the complexity to shine with a simple bowl of seasoned white rice.