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Higashiyama Shuzo Konteki Pearls Of Simplicity Junmai Daiginjo Sake Wine Review

Higashiyama Shuzo Konteki Pearls Of Simplicity Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Higashiyama Shuzo Konteki Pearls Of Simplicity Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $54.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 720 ml

Alcohol: 15.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Other Drinks

Winery: Higashiyama Shuzo

Agent: Metropolitan Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 88/100

This is a delicate Sake with white pear notes. Pair with noodle dishes.

Sake food pairings: steamed lemon shrimp fresh vegetables and vermicelli in rice wraps, clam and salmon chowder, four cheese pizza with fresh basil.

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This Higashiyama Shuzo Konteki Pearls Of Simplicity Junmai Daiginjo Sake was reviewed on May 14, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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This sake brewery uses "Fushi Mizu" - the highest quality spring water in Kyoto. The Yamada Nishiki rice is grown by Masayasu Tanaka, a well-respected rice farmer famous for growing some of the best rice in Japan. - Community Wine Review.

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