Dewazakura “Tobiroku”
Dewazakura “Tobiroku”
Dry, crisp and effervescent: an exhilarating sake for champagne lovers

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“Tobiroku” is a “sparkling sake” produced through secondary fermentation in the bottle, much like champagne. It is crisp, dry and effervescent—a lively companion on any occasion.

Yamagata Prefecture

Tohoku

Dewazakura Sake Brewery
Dewazakura Sake Brewery

Dewazakura Sake Brewery

Yamagata Prefecture

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Dewazakura is one of the most innovative sake-makers in Japan, using new yeast strains, rice varieties and brewing techniques to craft distinctly original sakes. The brewery’s “Oka” label, introduced in 1980, is credited with popularising ginjo sakes at a time when few people in Japan had heard of them. In the early ‘90s Dewazakura began storing unpasteurised sake at -2 degrees Centigrade to keep it as aromatic and flavourful as possible until bottling. New labels made from Dewasansan and Omachi rice have added to the brewery’s reputation as a creator of modern sakes that are fragrant, delicate and refreshing.

Dewazakura “Tobiroku”

Technical Specifications

Classification: Speciality (Sparkling Nigori)
Rice variety: Dewasansan, Haenuki
Yeast: Ogawa
Brewing method: Sokujo

50%

polishing ratio

15–16%

alcohol

1.5

acidity

-3.0

SMV


Serving recommendations

“Tobiroku” is fun to drink with a wide range of foods. It’s likely to appeal to aficianados of Belgian beer and champagne, but satisfies sake purists as well. Just open the bottle and enjoy.

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