N.V. Rihaku Sake Wandering Poet Junmai Ginjo 720 ml

Year: N.V.
Appellation: Shimane Prefecture
Country: Japan
Vinous Media: 88
White Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 15.2%
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"Assertive aromas of squash, banana and cantaloupe, with an intriguing saline quality that carries onto the palate. Flavorful and distinctly wine-like, with plenty of flavor and a clean finish. Not the subtlest saké in the Vine Connections portfolio but this is reportedly their #1 seller." (VM)

Winery Notes:
Tasting Notes:
Brewed carefully and slowly at low temperatures using traditional brewing techniques and Yamada Nishiki rice polished to 55%. Characterized by a well-rounded flavor with a solidness to the flavor and fragrance, and a clean finish.

Notable Facts:
Rihaku was named for a famous poet in China who lived from 701-762 and was famous for drinking a lot before writing. He was known to have said, "I drink a bottle, and can write 100 poems." Taste it, you’ll see why.