Kokuryu (1.8 L) 'Nine-Headed Dragon' (Kuzuryu) Junmai, Fukui Prefecture

Kokuryu (1.8 L) 'Nine-Headed Dragon' (Kuzuryu) Junmai, Fukui Prefecture

Item Number: 12124

UPC: 0-814829108744

Country: Japan
Region: Chubu
Sub Region: Fukui Prefecture
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): 500 Mangoku Rice
Type: Sake - Junmai
Style: Junmai
Bottle Size: 1.8 L
Pack: 6
Closure: T Top
Alc by Vol(%): 14

Fukui brewers’ skill with 500 Mangoku rice is evident in this lovely release. The Nine-Headed Dragon is light-bodied yet beguilingly full-flavored, making for a truly satisfying junmai drinking experience. It drinks well with most Japanese foods when heated, especially umami-rich shellfish. Served chilled at 50 degrees, it pairs nicely with beef filet or grilled chicken.

Kuzuryu means nine-headed dragon and is a deity that appears in folklore and legends of various parts of Japan including Fukui Prefecture.

Milling: 65%
Rice Variety: 500 Mangoku
Sake Meter Value: +4.0