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Gekkeikan Kyo no Sui Junmai Daiginjo Sake

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Brewed by Gekkeikan Sake Company (Japan)
Style: Saké - Daiginjo
KYOTO Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Guinomi, Masu, Ochoko

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 444   ABV: 14.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Slightly dry with a refreshing fragrance, this junmai daiginjo is a sake of both refinement and substance. Brewed with premium gohyakymangoku rice and Kyoto’s soft fushimizu water, this sake is best enjoyed chilled or slightly warmed.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2013
bottle at Jans ... clear ... soft dry mellow rice ...soft mellow nice nose... light dry floral rice... light ineappnimellow and fruity

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (10841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear as water. Aroma is sweet, rice and light anise. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish with alcohol. 180812

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rudolf (2340) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 7, 2012
Bottle via qwak. nose is vanilla, alcohol & soft fruitiness, some milkiness. Flavor follows, vanilla & alc, unripe berries, light nuttiness, honey, cream. Very heavy mouthfeel, tingly alc. at the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (10420) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2011
Bottle. Clear colour with no head. Aroma is rice , alcohol, fruit. Flavour is rice, alcohol, citrus, fruit. OK sake.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beer4000 (4434) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2011
750 ml bottle. Clear and almost a bit oily body. Aroma is fruity with raisin and not to dominating alcohol. Flavor is light citric fruity, some rise and soft on the alcohol. Medium body. Quite nice with good balance between sweetness and acidity. Not outstanding.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2011

Bottle 750ml. purple colour bottle.

Crystial clear colour with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy rice, coconut, alcohol. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet with a long duration, coconut, rice, chalk notes. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20110416]

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
abemorsten (2682) - Mosterřy, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2011
Bottle kindly shared by Sigmund. Clear as water hinting vaguely towards straw green. No sparkle or head. Alcoholic aroma like a grain vodka with vinous notes. Flavour reminds me of a watered vodka. Full body, oily and utterly flat.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (13345) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2011
Bottle. A gorgeous looking purple bottle with a lovely wrapping. The sake is almost colorless. The aroma is pleasant, some alcohol and with a pleasant fruityness. Some raisins and a touch of anise in the far back. It’s a bit rough on the alcohol in the mouth, with some rice. Fruity too. Full-bodied and warming, with a lasting flavor. Overall, a quite nice one, but a bit heavy on the alcohol. 110416

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Bottle (purple!!!) 75 cl. Courtesy of yngwie. Pours a clear pale yellow. Sweet rice aroma with a citric touch and some alcohol. Solid body, very smooth mouthfeel, nice fruity notes - pineapple? Warming alcohol finish. 160411

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (7385) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2011
Bottle 750ml @ fonefan
Pours clear as water with no head. Aroma has notes of rice, fruits and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat.


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