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This delicate honjozo is matured in small, hand-made cedar barrels for 3-6 months. A small "dosage" of older sake is added at completion to refine and ensure continuity of character. Kitsukura taruzake continues a centuries old tradition that precedes glass, ceramic or stainless steel aging.


Tasting Notes

Body: Light
Sake Meter Value: +3
Serving Temp: Chilled | Warm
Flavor Profile:
Medium light-bodied, clear, woodsy, subtle brown spice, distinctive mellow aroma of Yoshino Cedar.

Food Pairings:
Seafood Paella | Black and Blue Steaks | Hamachi Kama | Roasted Gamebird with Sweet Potato


Rice Type: Miyama-Nishiki
Milling Rate: 65%
Yeast: Nagano Kyokai #901
Alc by Vol: 16.5%

Barrel Aged (Taru Sake)

    • Brewery: Kitsukura
    • Type of Sake: Honjozo (Premium)
    • ABV: 15.5%
    • Volume: 720ml
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