• Noguchi Naohiko 01 2018 Vintage (770ml)
  • Noguchi Naohiko 01 2018 Vintage (770ml)

Noguchi Naohiko 01 2018 Vintage (770ml) 農口尚彦研究所 01 2018 vintage

NOGUCHI NAOHIKO 01 is the best of batch of Noguchi-san's LIMITED EDITION series, chosen as amongst dozens of tanks by Mr. Noguchi himself. It features fresh and sweet scents like lychee and melons, a rich umami enhanced by aging, an elegant acidity, and a long finish. Encased in an asymmetrical bottle designed by Toshio Ohi, one of the most eminent artists of Ishikawa Prefecture, only 5,500 bottles are to be released.

style
rich and complex
availability
Limited Release
on the palate
Complex balance of umami and elegant acidity
on the nose
Lychee and melon
RPR (Rice Polishing Ratio)
Unpublished
Title
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an assemblage selected by Noguchi Toji-san, of sakes having undergone several years of exquisite aging-control from 2018.

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Characteristics特徴

Prefecture
ishikawa
Rice
unpublished
Alcohol
17%
SMV (Sake Meter Value)
unpublished
Acidity
unpublished
Water Source
subsoil water originating from the divine peak hakusan
Yeast
proprietary

How to enjoy楽しみ方

Recommended pairings
maguro | seared wagyu
Serving temperature
11°-16°
Serving vessels
burgundy glass

Noguchi Naohiko Sake Institute農口尚彦研究所

Noguchi Toji, now 88 years old, has been a Toji since the young age of 27. He has won 27 Gold Medals at the Annual Japan Sake Awards among uncountable other awards over his career and was even presented with the prestigious Yellow Medal of Honor for Master Craftsmanship by the Emperor of Japan.