Gekkeikan (Laurel Crown) Nouvelle Honjozo

Brewed by Gekkeikan Sake Company (Japan)
KYOTO Prefecture, Japan
15.5% Saké - Honjozo | 2 Ratings |
ヌーベル月桂冠 特別本醸造
超特撰・特別本醸造は、1964年(昭和39年)から、当時の「特級酒」よりさらに高級な酒として1.8Lびん詰めで発売、料亭など飲食関係や贈答用商品として長年ご使用いただいています。2002年、装いも新たに「ヌーベル月桂冠」として中容量びんに詰めた新商品を発売、アルコール分を従来の超特撰より1度低い15度台にするなど味わいも軽快にしました。

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