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Murai Family Tokubetsu Honjozo Sake Wine Review

Murai Family Tokubetsu Honjozo Sake

Murai Family Tokubetsu Honjozo Sake

Aomori Prefecture, Japan, Japan

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Price: $14.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 300 ml

Alcohol: 15.5%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: Other Wines/Drinks

Winery: Murai Family

Agent: Metropolitan Wines & Spirits

Product: 239384

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Tokubetsu Honjozo on the label means either the rice was more highly polished (in this case 60% was removed) to expose the best part of the grain’s core, or a special type of rice was used (here, Gohyaku-mangoku and Mutsuhomare rices). Fascinating aromas of marzipan, licorice, coconut water and floral. Off-dry, bright, vivacious and flavourful. There’s a candied sweetness here followed by a rush of balancing acids. The licorice note replays on the finish. Source: Vintages Wine Panel

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