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Ginrei Gassan Junmai Ginjo Gassan no Yuki Sake

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Brewed by Gassan Shuzo
Style: Saké - Ginjo
Kawae-shi, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 465   ABV: 15.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
銀嶺月山純米吟醸 月山の雪酒
Rice: Dewa Sansan
Polishing Ratio: 50%
SMV: +1
Acidity: 1.3
米どころ、みちのく山形の「農」の文化が育んだ酒造好適米「出羽燦々」を50%まで磨き、日本名水百選の「月山の自然水」で醸した純米吟醸酒です。夏にも雪が消えることのない、月山の懐に抱かれておいしい米とおいしい水が出会い、フレッシュな酒「月山の雪」が生まれました。まろやかできめ細やかな口当たりと優雅な香りがお楽しみ頂けます。


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (2982) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2014
Not a bad one. Especially when it comes to its look. Aroma is a bit too much in the pineapple area with a strange pepper ending. Bit too sweet and bit poor in the rice aroma. But still high quality.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHult (106) - SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
Flaska hemma hos @thaalcoholic (Jonasu). Genomskinlig klar vätska. Frisk fruktig mild doft, ris och gröna äpplen. Stor smak som fyller munnen.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (2980) - Ruhrgebiet, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a clear watery-vanilla colour with smooth to medium body. Aroma of citrus and rice - nice. Taste of citrus, pineapple, mango, straw and flowers - very surprising. Flowery finish with some light acid hints. Nice one but not extraordinary.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Takemasta (3) - - JAN 12, 2014 does not count
Pours crystal clear; the viscous body leaves nice legs behind. The nose includes a rather muted yet pleasant ginjoko; reminiscent of anise and bright fruit notes. While the anise notes resonate on the palate, pepperiness from the alcohol kicks in on the semi-sweet mid-palate; the faint acidity is subtly fresh. The finish is very clean; even at room temperature, the bitterness is very weak. When served chilled, it should be gone without a trace. The mouthfeel is viscous and the body nice and full. Recommended.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 13, 2013
Bottled@SBWF2013. Water colour. Aroma is a byunch of citrusy notes along with some hayish and zesty notes as well. Slight touch of alcohol. Flavour is zesty, hayish, herbal, some slight alcohol as well as mild resiny notes. Nicely balanced, with the alcohol giving it a slight kick.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2012

Bottle 300ml.

Clear crystial water colour with no head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy rice, fruity, coconut, pineapple notes. Flavour is moderate sweet to heavy with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20120421]

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 13, 2012
Bottle at Craig’s, thank you! Pours a sticky clear colour with aniseed on the nose and in taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dantheman278 (1358) - SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2012
Bottle thanks to cgarvieuk. Clear, slightly viscous pour. Big aniseed nose, some detergent, slight melon. Slightly dry front, more aniseed, well-hidden alcohol, slightly ginger, pretty nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2012
In bottle at Craig’s. A clear sake with a coconut, pineapple and alcohol aroma. Similar coconut and pineapple flavours with some aniseed also. Just mildly dry with lingering alcohol. Very tasty!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (13177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2012 Bottle at home ... crystal clear ... sweet alcohol ... rich aniseed ... complex aromatic nose ... sweet front ... light floral flavour ... soft viscour body ... again some aniseed in the linger ... earthy ... definite alcohol ... bottle a few weeks old... huge aniseed ... in nose and flavour ... juicy and earthy ... lovimg this 3.9


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