G. I. Hagi : 7th Geographic Indication of Japanese Sake and 6 breweries
On 31st March 2021, New area in Japan appointed as one of the geographic indication system: Hagi. Hagi is the area located in Yamaguchi prefecture in West end of Chugoku area. This time, ikki deliver information about G.I. Hagi, and why Hagi is appointed and which Sake is appointed.
To find out the information about overview of Geographic Indication, please check the post below;
Sake from Hagi
Generally, Sake from Tone Numata has a rich, elegant Umami derived from rice and fresh acidity.
They have a mellow fruity aroma like banana, melon and lychee, and also make you feel fresh greens. Especially in Ginjo Sake, it has apple and pineapple like fresh flavor.
Hagi Sake has a sharpness in after note, in terms of acidity, bitterness and alcohol.
The taste of Hagi Sake paired well with white fish, such as Kamaboko. Generally brings up the taste of delicate dishes.
6 breweries in Hagi
(Ref. Google map)
In Hagi Yamaguchi, there are 6 breweries which are as follow;
Iwasaki Shuzo: FUKUMUSUME
Okazaki Shuzojo: NAGATOKYO
Sumikawa Sake brewery: TOYO BIJIN
Nakamura Sake Maker: TAKRABUNE
Yachiyo Shuzo: ROOM
Abunotsuru Shuzo: MIYOSHI
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