Konteki Sake Junmai Daiginjo Pearls of Simplicity 720 ml
country: Japan / style: Wine / size: 720 ml / sku: 18522
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The epitome of purity, this sake is more subtle and nuanced than most highly aromatic Junmai Daiginjos. It is based on the ideals of Zen Buddhism and "wabi-sabi," the belief that beauty within the arts should be as understated and pure as a simple strand of pearls. One of two sakes brewed in exactly the same way with the same ingredients, except this one is a Junmai Daignjo and Tears of Dawn has added distilled alcohol to open up aromatics. Aromas of white flower and Asian pear followed by clean flavors of honeydew, lemon, and a hint of licorice. Finishes elegantly with rich minerality and rice texture. This is a great sipping sake but also a wonderful companion to scallops, pork, and light meats.