Echigo Tsurukame w/box (presently discontinued)Region:
Uehara ShuzoValue on Sake scale:
14 ~ 15Suggested Serving Temp:
Chilled to slightly warmedSuggested Serve with:
Appetizers, Complements light-to-medium flavored dishes: oysters, spring rolls, yakitori.Flavor Profile:
Apple sauce and menthol with flavors of unripe pineapple and butter.
Echigo Tsurukame rose to fame as it was commissioned for a wedding of a Crown Prince by the Imperial court. Dry but not over powering, this is smooth with a subtle oak barrel scent.
Traditionally, the Tsuru crane and the Kame turtle are symbols of long life.