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Den Blanc Nama (Unpasteurized) 500ml

$29.00

  • 500ml bottle (17 oz)
  • Unpasteurized
  • 10% Discount when you purchase 6 or more bottles
  • 1 ice pack set is strongly recommended for each bottle of nama purchased

Only 4 left in stock

Only 4 left in stock

SKU: 6BN500R Categories: , ,

New Batch!

Den Blanc is a new expression of sake made using white koji to create a pleasant citrus-like sourness together with gentle umami flavors.

White koji is commonly used for shochu making and naturally produces a higher amount of citric acid.

Due to this natural high acid production, the shubo (yeast starter) is made without adding any lactic acid.

Just like our original flagship Den, we use Calhikari rice grown by Rue & Forsman Ranch.

Tasting Notes

A whiff of powder-sugar sweetness followed by the rush of the acidity-driven aroma of orange blossom, green melon, sour apple, green banana and Koji rice. Evocative of an early summer breeze, it’s refreshing & soothing, yet tasty, with a clean, uplifting finish.

Pairing Suggestions

Smoked trout & grapefruit arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette. Any dish with a citrus or acidic flavor component.

Specs

  • Pressed On: 3/21/22
  • Rice Milling Ratio: 70%
  • Shubo (Yeast Starter) Method: Kouon Touka (高温糖化)
  • Acidity : 3.4
  • SMV: -0.5
  • ABV: 15.5%
  • Yeast: #901