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In order to make the best use of barley original characteristics, barley polishing rate is only 10% against the usual 35%. Distillation is done by atmospheric pressure and blending is done at the bottling with Japanese spring water to reach an alcohol volume of 25% without filtration.
This nutty Shōchū is characterized by a rich and intense aroma, burnt cereal, woody notes, wild grass (genepi), caramelized sugar to the extreme.
Mouth feeling is a true caress, all in roundness, soft, smoked, on greedy accents of cereals.
Our perfect pairings : This Shōchū will wonderfully accompany smoked salmon, dried fatty fish, caviar, cheeses of character (Vieux Comté, Gorgonzola, Roquefort)...