Fukucho Moon on the Water
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Feminine. Soft. Elegant.
Brewed by one of Japan’s only female brewery owners and Toji’s it’s elegant flavor and structure are a trademark of the producer’s expert skill.
This vibrant showstopper is beautifully soft and feminine, brewed by one of Japan's only female brewery owners and tojis. Brewed in Hiroshima, the birthplace of Ginjo sake, which is known for remarkably soft water that requires expert skill to use in sake production. Once mastered, it enables a highly controlled, precise fermentation,Fruity & Fresh resulting in vibrant fruit aromas. This Junmai Ginjo is bottled immediately without charcoal filtering.
A fruity nose of lime and melon with bold hints of fennel, white pepper and allspice. The flavors gravitate to ripe cantaloupe and anise while the minerality from the soft water is evident in the finish.
Succulent shellfish like lobster and scallops or bittersweet chocolate.
Serving Temp: Chilled
Grade: Junmai Ginjo
Rice: Yamada Nishiki
MORE ABOUT THE BREWERY
The future is female. Miho Imada serves as both the president and Toji - a rarity in Japan. To date she has already revived a local heirloom rice that had not been used from hundreds of years, created her own hybrid yeast starter, and uses white koji for sake brewing. Get the full scoop on Miho Imada here.