Great potential for pairing with “good sake from ancient times”
Aged sake has a variety of gorgeous aromas and a rich, complex flavor that is not found in regular sake. In particular , the acidity and bitterness of aged sake expands the possibilities of pairing with food.
By pairing each dish with the other, you can discover new charms.
Oil, butter, fresh cream, etc. used in French cuisine go well with aged sake, and you can enjoy the pairing as if you were pairing it with wine.
In addition, the three types of aged sake can be paired with everything from appetizers to fish and meat main dishes.
“2000 Asahigawa” x “Sauteed conger conger and foie gras”
The delicate and light taste of conger eel is paired with white wine-like acidity, which is a characteristic of Asahigawa.
The rich flavor of foie gras is complemented by the spice aroma and sweetness that comes from aging. It can be paired with noble rot wine.
Examples of products that include “2000 Asahikawa”: “Bi”
In addition, ``Asahikawa'' has been recognized worldwide for its taste, and has been selected as the recommended sake for the Kura Master 2022 competition .
Of course, you can also enjoy pairing with Japanese food.
Sushi goes well with vinegared rice, and by changing the type of aged sake depending on the type of seafood, you can get various surprises.
Old sake that retains the sharpness of a light to medium-ripe type of sake for white fish .
Use rich, medium-ripe types for crustaceans such as shrimp and crabs, and red fish . You may want to warm it up a little.
For the rich flavor of sea urchin, we recommend the dark ripe type with a good balance of sweetness and acidity.
It goes well with sweets, and you will be surprised to see that it overturns your stereotypes. Please enjoy it with vanilla ice cream, cake, mille-feuille, etc.
We have received very impressed feedback from customers who have tried combining vanilla ice cream with aged sake.
Customers purchasing on Rakuten Market (excerpt)
|I just had an idea and added a little bit to vanilla ice cream and it turned out to be a high quality ice cream ♪ I think it's addictive. Perhaps because of the good acidity of old sake, it goes well with sweets.|
The compatibility between aged sake and food is endless. Please enjoy pairing with various dishes and ingredients.
The official online store offers a wide variety of expressive aged sake. If you are interested, please click here .