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    Kimoto Yamahai Sakes

    The Kimoto technique allows a natural development of the yeast that avoids the adding of lactic acids. It takes time to create a Kimoto sake; these sakes are therefore more powerful, with rustic flavours. In the process of sake, the brewers add lactic acid during the fermenting process to help the development of the yeast that needs this essential element. It's a habit that was introduced at the beginning of the 1900's.

     Choose a Kimoto / Yamahaï if you like powerful sakes, sometimes rustic, with a nice acidity. Sake to accompany rich cuisine, dishes with sauce, or strong cheeses.
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    <p style="text-align: justify;">A Yamahai sake made from Kairyo Omachi rice milled to 70%. Discreet and elegant aromas on a rich and dense structure. Acidity, sweetness and bitterness are rounder thanks to a low temperature maturation. <br /><br /><strong>A sake that stimulates appetite! <br /><br /></strong><span style="color: #4a4a4a;">ヤマサン正宗 純米90 酒持田本店(島根県)</span><br /><span style="color: #4a4a4a;">72cl - Alc. 16% Vol. </span></p>

    38,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">Produced according to the Kimoto method from Omachi rice and a yeast extracted from the rhododendron flower. The nose is fruity, with hints of apple and pineapple. Fruity expression on slightly lactic and spicy tones of nutmeg and mint.<br /><br /><strong>The iconic sake of the Amabuki Brewery.</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #4a4a4a;">天吹 きもと純米大吟醸雄町 天ぶき酒造(佐賀県)</span><br /><span style="color: #4a4a4a;">72cl - Alc. 16.5% Vol. </span></p>

    47,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A sake with a floral and fruity nose, on banana, brown sugar. To this are mixed more cereal and lactic notes of bread, malt, yogurt. On the palate, it's a lot of elegance and a beautiful presence. It is full-bodied, very expressive, typical of a Yamahaï sake.<br /><br /><strong>Produced from Omachi rice and marigold flower yeasts.<br /><br /></strong>天吹 山廃純米雄町 天吹酒造(佐賀県)<br />72cl - Alc. 15.5% Vol. </p>

    34,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A fascinating sake, by its method and its unique aromatic profile. Lively, fresh, fruity and complex. A strong impact, with a present and deep umami, powerful flavors. A sake to be discovered absolutely. <br /><br /><strong>Vivid and deep at the same time, a unique sake. </strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">花巴 水もと純米酒 美吉野醸造(奈良県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 17% vol.</span></p>

    36,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">Nature × Nature is a very original sake, fermented only with natural yeasts, without addition of any other yeasts. Brewing with natural microorganisms requires more time and complicity, but gives to the final product a rich and complex character! <br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">花巴 ナチュールxナチュール 美吉野醸造(奈良県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">50cl - alc. 13% vol.</span></p>

    47,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A Yamahaï sake made with natural yeasts, without addition by the brewer. It is produced in the heart of winter, when the temperatures are coldest, the ideal conditions to obtain the best lactic acid concentrations in the yamahaï method, and thus protect the moromi, the fermentation.<br /><br /><strong>Lively and deep at the same time, a unique sake</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">花巴 山廃純米 美吉野醸造(奈良県)<br />72cl - alc. 16% vol.</span></p>

    42,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A sake with a deep nose, marked by sweet and mellow notes. Iit becomes light in mmouth, creamy, with milky notes. Acidity is present. It is an easy drinking Yamahaï, lighter than other sakes in the same catégory. Interesting to heat to accentuate the acidity. <br /><br /><strong>A light and easy-drinking Yamahaï, to be heated for the experience! </strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">百十郎 山廃 林本店(岐阜県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - Alc. 15% vol.</span></p>

    37,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">The nose is elegant, with fruity notes of apple and slightly lactic notes. It is rich and creamy in the mouth, umami is present. A deep-flavored sake punctuated by hints of bitterness and a nice acidity. The finish is very clear. <br /><br /><strong>Produced according to the Yamahaï method, we have here a very sophisticated sake.</strong> <br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">旦 備前雄町 山廃純米吟醸 笹一酒造(山梨県)<br />72cl - alc. 16.5% vol.</span></p>

    35,70 € 42,00 €
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    <p style="text-align: justify;">The nose is clean, clear and light, with subtle notes of yoghurt and banana. The palate is round, with lots of clarity and freshness, and good acidity. Complex flavours follow, the result of this particular environment. The structure is ample, rich without being heavy, the umami is clear!<br /><br /><strong>A modern and sophisticated Kimoto!<br /><br /></strong><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">土田きもと仕込み 純米吟醸 土田酒造(群馬県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - Alc. 15% Vol. </span></p>

    39,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">Tadatada means just or simply.. Takeuchi Shuzo created a new series called Tadatada to offer “just simply tasty sake” to their clients. Nose is flowery and fruity like pear. Touch is very soft and rounded. Sweetness of rice spared little by little in your mouth with velvety feeling. Finish is long with delicate acidity. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>A very refined sake, great quality</strong><strong><br /><br /></strong><span style="color: #9b9b9b;"><span lang="JA">唯々 純米大吟醸 竹内酒造(滋賀県)</span></span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - Alc. 15% Vol.  </span></p>

    37,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">Produced according to the Yamahaï method, from 60% polished Oomachi rice, the yeasts used are those naturally present in the brewery. A sake with deep and sweet flavors, with slightly oxidative notes. A nice balance between acidity and umami. <br /><br /><strong>Old and rustic notes, well balanced</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">酒一筋 時代遅れ 利守酒造(岡山県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl -alc. 15.5% vol. </span></p>

    34,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A delicate Kimoto sake, a rare product in this category. Precise, tense, and easy to drink fresh, or at room temperature. We recommend to heat it to reveal soothing, round, supple and enveloping fragrances. <br /><br /><strong>A delicate Kimoto, interesting to drink warm. </strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">華鳩生もと純米 榎酒造(広島県) </span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 15% vol.</span></p>

    42,30 € 47,00 €
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    <p style="text-align: justify;">A delicate Kimoto sake, a rare product in this category. Precise, tense, and easy to drink fresh, or at room temperature. We recommend to heat it to reveal soothing, round, supple and enveloping fragrances. <br /><br /><strong>A delicate Kimoto, interesting to drink warm. </strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">華鳩生もと純米 榎酒造(広島県) </span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 15% vol.</span></p>

    29,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">Suehiro Yamahai Junmai is a rich sake where everything happens in the mouth: powerful flavors, mixing acidity and sweetness in a perfect balance. The notes are spicy, peppery, punctuated by a beautiful bitterness and mineral sensations in the finish.<br /><br /><strong>Between acidity and sweetness, a perfect balance. This is the ideal Yamahaï sake!</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">末 廣 伝 山 純 純 末 末 酒 造 造 造 造 造 造</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - Alc. 15.5% Vol.</span></p>

    29,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A step further in the discovery of Yamahai Junmai sake with Suehiro. On the palate, the taste is powerful, it mixes acidity and sweetness in a perfect balance. The notes are spicy, peppery, punctuated by a beautiful bitterness and drier sensations in the finishing. <br /><br /><strong>Push the discovery into the world of Yamahaï with this Ginjo! </strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">末廣 山廃純米吟醸 末廣酒造(福島県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 15.5% vol.</span></p>

    38,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">The nose is delicate and elegant, with fruity notes, and it is on the palate that this Yamahaï asserts itself: well structured, with complex and mature aromas, slightly oxidative thanks to 3 years of ageing in the cellar. Relatively dry for a Daïginjo, it is powerful, full-bodied, well balanced and elegant. <br /><br /><strong>A well-structured and easy-to-match Daiginjo</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 16.5% vol.</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">車坂 山廃純米大吟醸 吉村秀雄商店(和歌山県)</span></p>

    51,00 €

    <p>The sweetness is remarkably balanced by acidity. The smooth feel is long and, very interestingly. Senkin Kimoto is evolving towards more precision, minerality, and vivacity. A sake to drink fresh, perfect for an aperitif or during the meal.<br /><br /><strong>Fruity nose, exuberant, soft palate<br /><br /></strong><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">仙禽 50 せんきん(栃木県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc 16% vol.</span></p>

    53,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A sake that can be enjoyed fresh, for a feeling of precision and a slight acidity. When heated it develops softness and depth.<br /><br /><strong>Rich, dry, with a beautiful umami.</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">やまとしずく 山廃純米 秋田清酒(秋田県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 15.8% theft.</span></p>

    34,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A fresh sake, mineral and riche, with fruity notes (mandarine, melon, raisin), milky, herby. Presence of anisse, flowers and black olives. A saké that could age in bottle to become a nice Koshu. <br /><br /><strong>Aromatic and complex</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">香取 純米90 寺田本家(千葉県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc.15% vol.</span></p>

    37,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A sake produced by an European toji, Phillip Harper ! A British man who has a special attraction for the Yamahai method. The nose evokes the sweetness of tropical fruits, the mouth is very concentrated, a rich umami, rather dry. Much bitterness, acidity, very complex Sake, as its fairly high level of alcohol.<br /><br /><strong>Bitterness and acidity, a complexe sake</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">玉川 山廃純米生原酒 木下酒造(京都府)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 19% vol.</span></p>

    44,00 €

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A souple sake with aromas of vanilla, honeysuckle. Floral and fruity (pears, melon). Slightly sweet, with rice aromas, the end is a spicy one. Clear and subtle flavours which has a very slight sensation of alcohol that is well combined.<br /><br /><strong>Smooth and floral</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">久保田碧寿 朝日酒造(新潟県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - alc. 16% vol.</span></p>

    58,00 €
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    <p style="text-align: justify;">The nose expresses mixed aromas of cereal and pear. Mouth is silky, the umami is rich, the acidity frank. It brings a juicy and fresh sensation. It is interesting to leave it at room temperature for some time, it opens up to more complexity, all with a superb balance.<br /><br /><strong>A new generation of natural sake</strong><strong><br /><br /></strong><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">シン・ツチダ きもと純米 土田酒造(群馬県)</span><br /><span style="color: #9b9b9b;">72cl - Alc. 16% Vol. </span></p>

    40,00 €
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    <p style="text-align: justify;">Fermentation is done by natural yeasts and according to essentially manual work. Fermentations are long, twice as long as for a classic sake. The result is uncompromising, a rustic sake, a tempered character and above all, an excellent candidate for hot sake.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Vintage 2014.A Kimoto with strong character!</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">山 きもと 梅津酒造(鳥取県)<br />72cl - Alc. 14.9% Vol. </p>

    35,00 €
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