This is an Onikoroshi (“Demon Slayer”) sake, which means it is very dry. Medium-bodied sake with tantalizing fruit flavors and a pleasant nuttiness on the mid-palate. Hints of mineral on the very dry finish. Best served slightly chilled and is wonderful with all types of meat.
Manotsuru Demon Slayer
Kura Selections is a portfolio of traditional sake breweries that produce sakes of superb price quality ratios and are willing to market them in a modern, easily-approachable package for the U.S. market. Kura Selections launched its first supplier, Obata Shuzo and its Manotsuru product line from Niigata, in the second half of 2008.