Daruma Masamume Koshu Set - 5, 10, 20 Years

$159.95 AUD

A rare tasting set of 20yo, 10yo and 5yo koshu by Daruma Masamune.

The 20 year old is not for sale as a single bottle: It’s hard to believe you are drinking sake. The nose is a slightly restrained chocolate, shoyu, takuan pickle and Christmas cake but just wait until you taste the rich, deep, earthy palate. Burnt caramel, Malaysian coffee, 90% dark couverture, hints of fine brandy and madeira with a texture of Hugh Hefner's velvet smoking jacket. Take a sip and reminisce where you were 20 years ago.

About 10 year old. About 5 year old.

Daruma Masamune are held in very high regard in the sake world when it come to rich styles of aged sake. They brew sake that is high in umami, amino acid and sweetness and then age in both bottle and large storage tanks at the ambient temperature of the brewery. The temperature fluctuates from near freezing in winter to about 26 degrees celsius in summer and it’s these special conditions that help create the rich and unctuous style of sake that Daruma is reknowned for.

This sake set contains 3 x 180ml bottles.

  • Name:Daruma Masamune Koshu Set 5, 10, 20 Years
  • Brewery: Shiraki Tsunesuke
  • Brand:Daruma Masamune
  • Classification:Koshu
  • Region:Gifu, Japan

Storage

Store in a cool, dark place away from heat and light.

Serving Temperature

Recommended range:
15-45℃ (room temp, warm)

Dry - Sweet

dry-sweet

Aroma

aroma

Flavour

flavour

Complexity

complexity

Acidity

acidity

Umami

umami

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