Source: Vine Connections

Source: Vine Connections

BRIDE OF THE FOX - KANBARA

Grade: Junmai Ginjo

This savory sake is inspired by local legends of Niigata's annual fox-bride festival. Local lore tells of mysterious lights that appeared on nearby Mt. Kirin in the distant past, which are claimed to be the lanterns carried int he fox-bride procession. With a 50% poligshing rate, this sake could technically qualify as Junmai Daiginjo, but the savory notes and food pairing versatility identify more with the style expected from Junmai Ginjo.

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