La maison de saké KAETSU SHUZO

Sake brewery

下越酒造

Kaetsu Shuzo

Hokuriku Region: Niigata

Kaetsu Shuzo was founded in 1880 in the region of Niigata known for its natural landscapes and mountainous streams.

The very cold winter season and the pure water of the region are perfectly suited to the requirements of rice cultivation and sake production.

Their Kirin brand refers to Mount Kirin located near the kura but also to the legendary Kirin animal, a symbol of serenity and prosperity.

The Kambara brand was launched in 2004 and refers to a neighboring village, a symbol of local culture and tradition.

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Homare Kirin

Homare Kirin

Product brand

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Toukubetsu Junmai

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Toukubetsu Junmai

Product name

ほまれ麒麟 特別純米

Sake with light rice aromas. Mineral and iodized with a dry finish. This sake won the Platinum Award in the Junmai category at the Kura Master competition in 2021.

Light
Mineral
Finish
Classification:
Tokubetsu Junmai
Tokubetsu Junmai

Sake produced according to a specific and qualitative process.

Alcohol:
14,6%
Volume:
720 mL & 1,8 L
Pairings:
Fish (raw), vegetables, tofu
Type :
-
-
Rice:
Gohyakumangoku
Gohyakumangoku

Sake rice that gives clear, dry and lightly fragranced sake.

Polishing:
55% (of the rice grains remaining)
55% (of the rice grains remaining)
Temperature:
logo frais Cold logo ambiance Chilled Hot
REF: 200137 & 200136
200137 Le Homare Kirin
200137 Le Homare Kirin

Homare Kirin

Homare Kirin

Product brand

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Junmai Daiginjo

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Junmai Daiginjo

Product name

ほまれ麒麟 純米大純米

Sake with aromas of melon, both dry and delicate, with rice and fruit flavors. It won a prize at International Wine Challenge and Kanzake Award (Hot Sake Award).

Melon
Dry
Delicate
Classification:
Junmai Daiginjo
Junmai Daiginjo

Grade of sake, also called “pure rice”, composed of water, rice and koji, with rice polished to more than 50%. Complex sake with pronounced aromas and refined and harmonious flavors.

Alcohol:
15,6%
Volume:
720 mL & 1,8 L
Pairings:
Aperitif, fish (grilled), dessert
Type :
-
-
Rice:
Yamadanishiki, Gohyakumangoku
Yamadanishiki, Gohyakumangoku

Yamadanishiki: Considered the best rice for sake, and gives rich, fruity aromas.

Gohyakumangoku: Sake rice that gives clear, dry and lightly fragranced sake.

Polishing:
50% (of the rice grains remaining)
50% (of the rice grains remaining)
Temperature:
logo frais Cold logo ambiance Chilled Hot
REF: 200135 & 200134
200135 Le Homare Kirin
200135 Le Homare Kirin

Kambara

Kambara

Product brand

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Wings of Fortune

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Wings of Fortune

Product name

蒲原 Wings of Fortune 純米吟醸

Very aromatic sake with notes of banana, melon and a hint of acidity.

Aromatic
Banana
Acidic
Classification:
Junmai Ginjo
Junmai Ginjo

Grade of sake, also called “pure rice”, composed of water, rice and koji, with rice polished to more than 40%. Sake with more present rice aromas.

Alcohol:
16,5%
Volume:
720 mL & 1,8 L
Pairings:
Meat (cured, matured ham), cheese (comté)
Type :
-
-
Rice:
Yamadanishiki
Yamadanishiki

Considered the best rice for sake, and gives rich, fruity aromas.

Polishing:
50% (of the rice grains remaining)
50% (of the rice grains remaining)
Temperature:
logo frais Cold
REF: 200139 & 200138
200138 Le Kambara KAMBARA « Wings of Fortune » de la maison saké Kaetsu Shuzo

Kirin

Kirin

Product brand

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Jijoshu Vintage

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Jijoshu Vintage

Product name

麒麟  時醸酒 純米熟成原酒

Golden dessert sake with a creamy texture and aromas of caramel and ripe fruit (apricot, plum).

Smooth
Caramel
Ripe fruit
Classification:
Junmai
Junmai

Grade of sake, also called “pure rice”, composed of water, rice and kôji, with rice polished to more than 30%. More acidic sake with more body.

Alcohol:
17,2%
Volume:
720 mL
Pairings:
Meat, foie gras, cheese (hard), dessert (chocolate)
Type :
Jukusei Genshu
Jukusei Genshu

Jukusei: Sake aged intentionally

Genshu: Sake produced without adding water after filtration, allowing to lower the alcohol level.

Rice:
Koshitanrei
Koshitanrei

Sake rice that gives fresh, dry, aromatic and deep sake.

Polishing:
70% (of the rice grains remaining)
70% (of the rice grains remaining)
Temperature:
logo frais Cold
REF: 200140
200140 Le Kirin KIRIN « Jijoshu Vintage » de la maison saké Kaetsu Shuzo
200140 Le Kirin KIRIN « Jijoshu Vintage » de la maison saké Kaetsu Shuzo

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