Ty-Ku Junmai Ginjo Black 2012

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Wine Tasting Notes TY KU Super Premium Sake is one of the purest beverages on the planet made from only four all natural ingredients: rice, water, yeast & koji. TY KU Sake utilizes 60% polished specialty sake rice (with 40% of the impurities removed from every individual grain) and pristine, iron-free, naturally filtered water, proprietary yeast and hand-made koji. Specially brewed in a craft style with no additives or preservatives. Refined, smooth flavor profile with peach on the nose and a subtle hint of spice underneath. Soft and creamy with deep viscosity that coats the palette resulting in a long finish which ends delightfully crisp. Depth and body pairs well with lighter Western fare (grilled white meats & cooked fish) yet are delicate enough to complement Asian cuisine.

Region: Japan

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Variety: Sake
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External Reviews for Ty-Ku Junmai Ginjo Black

External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
05/20/2011

Here is a delicious Sake produced domestically in Oregon by Ty-Ku. Following the same stringent standards used for Japanese Sake, this Super Premium Junmai Ginjo is produced from rice that is milled to 60% of its original size, leaving the flavorful and very pure core of the rice grains to ferment slowly. This is a very popular and fine sake with a light green apple nose and gentle fruity flavor. Drink it chilled and many subtleties will emerge as you drink.


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
12/12/2014

Here is a delicious Sake produced by Ty Ku in Nara, Japan - the birthplace of sake. Following the stringent standards used for Japanese Sake, this Super Premium Junmai Ginjo is produced from specialty Yamada Nishiki & Akebono rice that is milled to 55% of its original size, leaving the flavorful and very pure core of the rice grains to ferment slowly. This is a very popular and fine sake with a light green apple nose and gentle fruity flavor and many subtleties. The Junmai Ginjo classification represents the top 6% of all sake in the world and Ty Ku Black received a Gold Medal in the San Francisco International Wine Competition along with many other accolades. Drink it Chilled.


External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
05/11/2012

TY KU Super Premium Sake is one of the purest beverages on the planet made from only four all natural ingredients: rice, water, yeast & koji. Specially brewed in a craft style with no additives or preservatives.


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

Ty Ku Junmai Ginjo 750ML


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

A modern twist on an ancient tradition, TY KU Sake is a Super Premium Junmai Ginjo sake, hand crafted in the traditional Japanese method, produced for the palate and cuisine of the modern consumer. - Brewery



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Wine Tasting Notes TY KU Super Premium Sake is one of the purest beverages on the planet made from only four all natural ingredients: rice, water, yeast & koji. TY KU Sake utilizes 60% polished specialty sake rice (with 40% of the impurities removed from every individual grain) and pristine, iron-free, naturally filtered water, proprietary yeast and hand-made koji. Specially brewed in a craft style with no additives or preservatives. Refined, smooth flavor profile with peach on the nose and a subtle hint of spice underneath. Soft and creamy with deep viscosity that coats the palette resulting in a long finish which ends delightfully crisp. Depth and body pairs well with lighter Western fare (grilled white meats & cooked fish) yet are delicate enough to complement Asian cuisine.

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