1997 Josen Kikumori
Raw material: Rice from Iwate Prefecture
Alcohol content: 15~16 percent
Room temperature bottle storage
Aged old sake, a long-selling product for the local community before switching to a pure rice sake production. Characterized by a smooth acidity, it has a smoky flavor with aromas like caramel and almond, and the sweetness and aroma of tropical fruits. It is a mellowly aged sake.
Brewer: Kikuzakari Sake Brewery
Founded in 1894 Kitakami City, Iwate Prefecture
The label design and naming of the brand "Taxi Driver" is quite unique and popular. The Tohoku region has a conservative image, but Kikuzakari has a different taste, and the individual characteristics of the 5th generation brewery shines brightly. This time around, the sake aged by this brewery was excavated. It's also fun to compare with other newer sakes.