Rihaku Wandering Poet

Rihaku Wandering Poet

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Juicy. Herbacious. Grassy.

Named after the famous Chinese poet from the 8th century, Li Po, who was known to drink a big bottle of sake and write a hundred poems.

SAKE OVERVIEW

With broad appeal and a memorable, sturdy flavor, this sake has the ability to complement even the most wine-unfriendly vegetables. This Junmai Ginjo is made with Yamada Nishiki rice, known as the pinnacle of quality for sake rice. It is named after the famous Chinese poet, Li Po, who was said to drink a bottle of sake and write one hundred poems.

TASTING NOTES

Notes of banana and ripe honeydew with a clean, crisp acidity that highlights its light-to-medium body. The lingering finish moves from juicy fruitiness to green, herbal notes making it a great food companion.

EAT WITH

Veggies: asparagus, broccoli, grilled artichoke, salads

TECH INFO

Serve: Chilled

Grade: Junmai Ginjo

Polished: 55%

Rice: Yamada Nishiki

Alcohol: 15.2%

Size: 720ml

MORE ABOUT THE BREWERY

Founded in 1882 in the Shimane prefecture, Rihaku boasts one of the highest average milling rates of all Japanese sake breweries—a testament to its dedication to high quality.

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