This sake is very well balanced and smooth with a hint of fruitiness. Not a dry as one expect from a "Tanrei" style typical in the region. The umami gradually shows in it's smooth and complex finish. The smell is subtle, reflecting the subtle elegant sake for which the echigo region is famous.
Niigata Ken (新潟県）
Rikyubai is named after a cherry tree in the garden of the brewery. It is the traditional label consumed around the brewery for decades.
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