Ginban is a brewery that offers a type of Junmai Daiginjo from Toyama Perfecture. The sake rice, Yamadanishiki, is painstakingly nurtured and then used to prepare the drink with the water from the Kurobe River, Toyama. The water from this river is considered to be amongst the top 100 in Japan.
Ginban offers the perfect balance between traditional and modern techniques. It uses automated processes to ensure that every bottle offered by the brewery is consistently high grade.
A glass of Ginban has a pleasant, fruity aroma. You will also smell the subtle rice and koji notes. The drink has a smooth and clean taste, and it is the after taste that offers a full bodied long lasting impact. The tail offers a clear end that most sake lovers appreciate. It is best served chilled.
Ginban has a Sake Meter Value of +6, which indicates how dry the sake is. The drink is full bodied and enjoyable, and can be relished with a variety of meat and vegetable dishes. It can also be teamed with seafood, and tastes especially great with sushi and sashimi. Acidity is noted at 1.2 and alcohol content is between 15-16%. Experts consider it an excellent choice of Junmai Daiginjo.