Kanbara Bride of the Fox Junmai Ginjo 2006

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Enjoy intense aromas of grilled nuts, pistachio, and a hint of white chocolate Flavors of nuts and ripe honeydew explode at the front and finishes crisp with a hint of lingering sweetness. This sake is named for the famous fox-bride festival held annually in Niigata to celebrate a local legend about mysterious lights that have appeared on nearby Mt. Kirin. Brewed with locally-grown Gohyakumangoku rice.

Region: Japan » Niigata

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External Reviews for Kanbara Bride of the Fox Junmai Ginjo

External Review
Source: WineGlobe.com
01/29/2009

Made by Kaetsu Shuzo, Niigata Prefecture. A fragrant, crisp, and pure sake. The name of this wonderful product was inspired by local legends about mysterious lights that appeared on nearby Mt. Kirin in the distant past. Locals claim the lights are


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: NV 10/24/2011

"Very pale color, deeper than the Wandering Poet but less brilliant. High-pitched, nuanced nose combines melon, lime, mint, nuts and dusty fresh herbs. Juicy and intense, with assertive flavors of citrus fruit, melon, herbs, spices and nuts. Not a heavy style but boasts impressive palate presence and plenty of character. The long finish hints at melon and nuts." Enjoy intense aromas of grilled nuts, pistachio, and a hint of white chocolate Flavors of nuts and ripe honeydew explode at the front and finishes crisp with a hint of lingering sweetness. - Brewery


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: NV 12/05/2011

Enjoy intense aromas of grilled nuts, pistachio, and a hint of white chocolate Flavors of nuts and ripe honeydew explode at the front and finishes crisp with a hint of lingering sweetness. - Brewery


External Review
Vintage: NV 09/15/2009

Recommended Sakes: Complex, with herbal aromas of chicory, clove and chive, a creamy texture and savory flavors of dried fig and pepper. Builds to a spicy finish.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: NV 11/25/2009

ST: 91 Points



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Enjoy intense aromas of grilled nuts, pistachio, and a hint of white chocolate Flavors of nuts and ripe honeydew explode at the front and finishes crisp with a hint of lingering sweetness. This sake is named for the famous fox-bride festival held annually in Niigata to celebrate a local legend about mysterious lights that have appeared on nearby Mt. Kirin. Brewed with locally-grown Gohyakumangoku rice.

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