Shizuoka Sake Tasting 5: Takasago & Chuumasa by Etsuko Nakamura
Chumasa Brewery, Shizuoka City.
Dai Ginjo, Hyogo Yamadai Nishiki rice 100%, Rice milled down to 40&. Brewed in February 2007. Not for sale
Subtle melon/banana fruity aroma
Nice finish with slight bitterness, but that bitterness has really
Nice balance and does not stand out
Light and good overall balance
This one went really well with food. It does not stand out by itself,
not like some Daiginjo that screams “look at me”, rather it has very
The other day at Kaiun, they said Shizuoka Kanpyokai does not like
having too much aroma, but try and keep it really simple.
Fuji Takasago Junmai ginjo Muroka Nama. Unfiltered and unpasteurized. Rice milled down to 55%
Very fresh “nama” with good balance
I see they have Yamahai and Yamahai Honjozo. I will look for one of these to try next time.