Aichi, Japan

Cave D'Occi

Sangiovese

Comes across as a Sangiovese rose with slight effervescence at the start. A mix of herbaceous, earthy notes along with a bit of light floral sweetness. Still on the dry side on the palate. Fun expression of Sangiovese in Japan. — 10 days ago

Romain, Ceccherini and 18 others liked this

Kokuryu

Shizuku Ginjo Sake

Super clean sake with heavy umami finish. Perfect for a long Omakase. — a day ago

Haku Vodka

The Japanese Craft Vodka

Eric S
9.3

Give the pomegranate jalapeño shrub a try if you come across it. Pepper forward. — a month ago

Paul, Gunja and 19 others liked this

Beau Paysage

Tsugane le vent Yamanashi Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

A clear benchmark for beautiful Japanese Cabernet Sauvignon. Earthy, forest floor notes followed by dried dig and berries. Lush and fresh, yet somewhat restrained. — 22 days ago

Paul, Eric and 15 others liked this
E & K G

E & K G

No So2 which could be a factor. Color a lot more developed than the wine shows on the palate.
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Nikka Whisky Distilling Company

Yoichi 12 Year Single Malt Whisky

Deepest bow for Japanese whiskey. Nobody does it better than Nikka — 3 days ago

Paul, Arden and 3 others liked this

Asahi

Super Dry Draft Beer

Hate to admit it, but this was so good. There's a running joke where I used to work - only the Asian's know that proper beer should taste like... Nothing. Can't be truer here. Ice cold, crisp, and light-tasting, this can was perfect after a long work day and intense leg session. So much for post workout recovery, but it sure as heck hit a spot. "The beer for all seasons" indeed. Well-played, Asahi 👏 Well-played. — 24 days ago

Sharon, Severn and 9 others liked this

Shirakabe Gura-Sho Chiku Bai

Mio Japan Sparkling Sake

Like Ramune but alcoholic! — 12 days ago

Nikka Whisky Distilling Company

Nikka Pure Malt Whisky

Medium Dark amber unctiousness. So pleasant; apricot with peach weight decadence meets drizzled caramel and baked apple that brings pine forest fire sharply, hot and precise, before grilled yellow peppers and lava salt unfold to daffodil delicate and ethereal. Nose of golden tears. You drink in acanthus long before your sip; gum Arabic, hot orange honey and graphite. Mocha tobacco, bourbon barrel aged grappa, smoke of charred pit pig fat, roasted Tabasco pepper, and cinnamon oil and green olive grapple over cracked black pepper, anise seed, lavender oil, oregano oil and charred orange peel. Disturbs the mind in its swing from darkness to light, from life to death and finally rebirth. Volcanic and chaotic, but ripe for life and ultimately reverberating in possibility. #nikka #nikkawhisky #nikkapuremalt #taketsuruwhisky #thenikkawhiskydistillingco #whisky #japan #japanesewhisky #nippon #nipponwhisky #masetakataketsuru #yoichi #miyagikyo #whiskey — 4 days ago

Severn, Andrew and 2 others liked this

Mantensei

Star Filled Sky Junmai Ginjo Sake

Unique style of intentionally-aged (3yrs) sake. Rich and rounded fruit flavors: poached apple, baked pear, melon, apricot jam, stale spice. Dry and not nearly as oxidized as I expected. — 11 days ago

Veronika, Daniel P. and 1 other liked this

Takeshita Honten

Kakeya Junmai Muroka Nama Genshu 2016

Who says sake can’t age? Delicious with sushi. — 13 days ago

Ceccherini, Severn and 8 others liked this