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Tozai

Tozai 'Well of Wisdom' Sake, Ginjo, Japan

Tozai 'Well of Wisdom' Sake, Ginjo, Japan

Serenade of the Summer: Tozai' Well of Wisdom' Ginjo Sake

A Refreshing Ode to Tradition

Dive into the refreshing embrace of Tozai' Well of Wisdom' Ginjo Sake, a testament to the mastery of sake brewing that harmonizes with the warmth of summer days. Crafted with the finesse that only centuries of tradition can provide, this sake is a soothing melody reminiscent of biting into a crisp watermelon under the sun.

History and Pedigree: The Essence of Kyoto's Legacy

Brewed by the esteemed Kizakura Brewery in Kyoto, a city revered for its historical and cultural significance, Tozai represents the pinnacle of brewing excellence. Since its founding in 1925, Kizakura has been synonymous with quality, innovation, and a dedication to crafting sake that enriches the tapestry of life. Known nationally for its iconic kappa character, Kizakura's ethos of prioritizing quality has positioned it as a beacon of craftsmanship in the sake world.

Production Highlights: A Symphony of Pure Ingredients

Drawing its lifeblood from the hidden waters of Fushimi, Tozai 'Well of Wisdom' benefits from a water source that imbues it with unparalleled softness and purity—ideal for sake brewing. This Ginjo category sake is crafted from Gohyakumangoku and Gin Omi rice varieties, polished down to 60% to unveil a core of exquisite flavors. The touch of brewer's alcohol enhances its character, offering a fresher, more aromatic experience with a clean finish known as "kire."

Product Details: A Harmony of Delicate Flavors

With an alcohol content of 14.9%, Tozai 'Well of Wisdom' perfectly balances light & sweet and light & dry. Its flavor profile is adorned with juicy notes of watermelon and raspberry, making it an ideal aperitif or companion to sunlight and cold dishes that complement its delicate flavors.

Sensory Perception: A Voyage of Flavor

Tozai's' Well of Wisdom' unfolds a spectrum of taste that beckons the palate with the gentle sweetness of summer fruits, followed by a nuanced, clean finish. It is a sake that not only quenches thirst but also invigorates the spirit with every sip.

Pairings and Occasions: Cultivating Moments of Zen

This Ginjo sake is best served cold, between 40-60°F, allowing its subtle complexities to shine. It pairs beautifully with cold, light dishes that mirror its refined taste profile, making it a sublime choice for an aperitif or a tranquil moment of reflection.

In Summary

Tozai' Well of Wisdom' Ginjo Sake is more than a drink; it's a bridge to the rich cultural heritage of Kyoto and the artful dedication of Kizakura Brewery. It invites connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike to explore the depth of its flavors, making every sip a step closer to understanding the wisdom that lies in the well of traditional sake brewing.

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