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UENO GOURMET GmbH - Sake, Shochu & Wine from Japan

Bahnhofstr. 7 A, 61476 Kronberg
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Hall 11 / H57

15 May 2022

Topic

13:30

Sparkling Sake & Sake Liqueur

Sake made from rice and water has different facets: Gently tingling sparkling sake from bottle fermentation is increasingly served as an aperitif or with light dishes. Sake liqueurs with Japanese flavors such as yuzu, ume plum or matcha have a wide range of uses - on the rock, spritz with sparkling wine or as a cocktail base.

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16 May 2022

Topic

13:30

What was the SAKE-PAIRING Contest 2022?

Over 100 well-known sommeliers took part in this globally unique contest. “Why does this sake go with that dish?” The competition sake will be presented with comments from the finalists. The director of Sake & Shochu Academy Europe, Yoshiko Ueno-Müller, presents the database with over 200 pairings www.sake-pairing-contest.com.

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17 May 2022

Topic

11:00

SAKE PAIRING with Foie Gras, Cheese and Dessert

With a fruity aroma, multi-layered sweetness and UMAMI, sake is a unique accompaniment to dishes. What goes well with sparkling sake from bottle fermentation, aromatic Junmai Ginjo with sweetness or yuzu sake? Director of Sake & Shochu Academy Europe, Yoshiko Ueno-Müller leads the tasting and presents her database: www.sake-pairing-contest.com

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Our products

Product category: Wines from Japan

Amabuki Rhododendron

Category: Junmai Daiginjo, Kimoto/Yamahai
Ingredients: Water, rice, koji rice
Rice: Omachi
Rice polish: 40% pol.
Style: complex & delicate, dry, cold & warm
Drinking suggestions: cool (10-15°C) warm (35-45°C)
Recommended with: smoked duck breast, rib eye with onion kimchi, saddle of venison with mashed potatoes.
Alcohol: 16% vol.
Content: 180ml, 720ml
Prefecture: Saga

Brewed with Rhododendron floral yeast and according to the traditional Kimoto method. Fruity aromas and floral notes are ideally accompanied by mild umami and a creamy texture. The elaborate Kimoto brewing method gives it a fine acid structure.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

Bijofu Mai

Finely acidic and clean taste with gentle floral aroma. Dry and crisp Junmai Daiginjo with a hint of sweetness from the rice.
Item number: SB36-07
Bottle Size: 720ml
Prefecture: Kochi
Ingredients: water, rice, koji rice
Rice: Shizukuhime
Style: dry, light & fresh
Food suggestion: Oysters, sea bass confit in olive oil, fish n 'chips, nicoise salad
Drink recommendation: chilled (10-15°C)
Alcohol: 15% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

Fukuju Kobe Classic

Category: Junmai Ginjo
Ingredients: Water, rice, koji rice
Rice: Yamada Nishiki
Rice polishing grade: 60% pol
Style: fruity & smooth, fine tart
Drinking suggestions: cool (10-15°C)
Food pairing: beef carpaccio, wagyu beef tartar with caviar, rib eye steak.
Alcohol: 15% vol.
Capacity: 300ml, 720ml, 1800ml
Prefecture: Hyogo
Skillfully brewed premium sake from the traditional sake village "Nada" in Kobe. Clear aromas of melon, anise and figs, coupled with its dry and subtle umami on the palate, make this sake an excellent companion not only to meat dishes.... The mineral-rich spring water from Kobe, gives this full-bodied and complex sake a clear profile. Clear finish.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

Ikekame Turtle Red

Category: Junmai Daiginjo
Ingredients: water, rice, koji-rice
Rice: Yamada Nishiki
Rice polishing ratio: 50% pol.
Style: aromatic & expressive, medium dry
Drink recommandation: chilled (10-15°C)
Food suggestion: Oysters, mussels, Sashimi. BBQ, beef roast, teriyaki-chicken
Alcohol: 15% vol.
Size: 720ml
Prefecture: Fukuoka
Mellow flavours of strawberries and steamed rice. Fine acidity and delicate umami on the palate. Remarkably juicy and rich texture with a long finish. A very rare sake brewed with black Koji.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

Dewazakura Kirschblüte

This sake lead the Ginjo boom in the 90s and represents the classic Ginjo style from Yamagata: highly aromatic and dry. Notes of cherry blossom, anis and lilly. Beautiful floral bouquet and fine, light umami. As aperitif, with starters and lighter dishes.
Item number: SD41-07
Bottle Size: 720ml
Prefecture: Yamagata
Ingredients: Water, Rice, Koji-Rice, Brewer's alcohol
Rice: Dewa San San
Polishing ratio: 50% pol.
Style: aromatic & expressive, dry
Food suggestion: Sea bass ceviche, wagyu beef maki, soft-shell crab tempura, smoked salmon salad with
Drink recommendation: chilled (10-15°C)
Alcohol: 15% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

Gokyo Nene Sparkling

A light sparkling with fine bubbles from bottle fermentation. Aroma of dried fruit and muscat, with pleasant acidity and gentle sweetness. Clean finish. Ideal as an aperitif.
Item number: SG11-03
Bottle Size: 300ml
Prefecture: Yamaguchi
Ingredients: water, rice and koji rice
Rice: Nihonbare
Polishing ratio: 70% pol.
Style: light & fresh, sweet
Food suggestion: Canapés with smoked salmon and cream cheese, dried fruits, fruitcake
Drink recommendation: chilled (7-9° C)
Alcohol: 6% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

Hatsumago Kimoto Tradition

Brewed with the traditional Kimoto method, this award-winning sake has mellow umami and vibrant acidity. An all-rounder sake that pairs well with any kind of food. The trophy winner of IWC (International Wine Challenge) 2018 at Honjozo category.
Item number: SH31-07
Bottle Size: 720ml
Prefecture: Yamagata
Ingredients: Water, Rice, Koji-Rice, Brewer's alcohol
Rice: Haenuki
Polishing ratio: 70% pol.
Style: cold & warm, medium dry, traditional & umami
Food suggestion: Sushi, Yakitori, Sashimi, Gyoza, Tempura
Drink recommendation: chilled (10-15°C) warm (til 55°C)
Alcohol: 15% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

Hanatomoe Nature x Nature

Spontaneously fermented natural sake brewed with the Kijoshu method. Features a great balance of gentle sweetness and refreshing acidity. Fruity aromas and a hint of honey and caramel. Unique sake with features of an off dry German late harvest. Excellent with cheese and desserts.
Item number: SH63-05
Bottle Size: 500ml
Prefecture: Nara
Ingredients: water, rice, koji-rice
Polishing ratio: 70% pol.
Style: aromatic & expressive, sweet
Food suggestion: Kimchi, Iberico pork, aged soft & hard cheeses.
Drink recommendation: chilled (10-15°C)
Alcohol: 12% vol.
 

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Product category: Wines from Japan

KIRIN Vintage 2021

An aged sake with notes of ripe fruits and complex flavours, reminding of sherry. It is very much enjoyable today pairing with meat, cheese and desserts, at the same time it also has a great potential for further aging.
*There are some lees at the bottom of the bottle, but this is due to the ingredients and does not affect the quality or taste.
Item number:SK12-07-21
Bottle Size:720ml
Prefecture:Niigata
Ingredients:Water, Rice, Koji-Rice
Reis:Koshitanrei
Polishing ratio:70% pol.
Style:aromatic & expressive
Food suggestion:Roast veal with rosemary potatoes, different sorts of cheese, sweets.
Drink recommendation:chilled (10-15°C)
Alkohol:17% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

KATSUYAMA Lei

This sake was composed as a pairing drink for French cuisine. Very opulent aroma of melon. Because of its rich umami and the fine sweetness this sake harmonizes exceptionally well with raw ham, cheese and desserts.
Item number:SK31-07
Bottle Size:720ml
Prefecture:Miyagi
Ingredients:Water, Rice, Koji-Rice
Reis:Hitomebore
Polishing ratio:55% pol.
Style:complex & fine, medium dry
Food suggestion:french cuisine, foie gras, terrines, creamy sauces, cheese
Drink recommendation:chilled (10-15°C)
Alkohol:12% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

KAMEMAN Genmai

Made of unpolished rice. Pleasant sweetness and roast-aroma with hints of caramel, honey, raisin and cocoa. Its full-bodied, rich taste make it an excellent pairing drink for vegetables, meat and cheese.
Item number:
SK41-05
Bottle Size:
500ml
Prefecture:
Kumamoto
Ingredients:
Water, Rice, Koji-Rice
Reis:
Reihou
Polishing ratio:
100% pol.
Style:
aromatic & expressive, sweet
Food suggestion:
Roast beef with onions, blue cheese and matured cheese
Drink recommendation:
chilled (10-15°C)
Alkohol:
15% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

TATSURIKI Dragon Blue

A super premium sake from grand cru Yamada Nishiki rice from Hyogo. Aromas of honey melon, anise and ripe fruit. After pressing the sake is matured at -3°C and features a harmonic and creamy texture on the palate International Wine Challenge (IWC) 2016 Sake Bronze winner.
Item number:
ST11-07
Bottle Size:
720ml
Prefecture:
Hyogo
Ingredients:
Water, Rice, Koji-Rice, Brewer's alcohol
Reis:
Yamada Nishiki
Polishing ratio:
45% pol.
Style:
complex & fine, medium dry
Food suggestion:
beef carpaccio, pumpkin ravioli, beef gyoza, camembert
Drink recommendation:
chilled (10-15°C)
Alkohol:
16% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

AMABUKI Apollon

A fine harmony between mild sake and the fruity presence of Japanese plums and blood oranges. Very fresh and fruity taste. As fruity aperitif or for cocktails.
Item number:SA17-07
Bottle Size:720ml
Prefecture:Saga
Liqueur Style:Sake as base, With Bloodorange, With Plum (Ume)
Ingredients:sake liqueur (rice), ume plums, blood oranges, sugar, acidifier (vitamin C) and natural colour
Drink recommendation:cocktail, as spritz with Prosecco / sparkling wine / champagne / sparkling water, chilled (7-9°C)
Alkohol:9% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

AMABUKI tete - Japan Botanicals

After soaking ripe ume plums into Sakekasu (sake marc) Honkaku Shochu for 1 year, this particular plum liqueur flavored with nine Japanese botanicals (ripe plum, citrus peel, plum flower, ginger root, green tea, lily leaf, cinnamon, sansho pepper, dried bonito). Powerful complex botanical scent with unique fruity taste. Enjoy as aperitif, in cocktails or with tonic.
Item number:SA23-07
Bottle Size:720ml
Prefecture:Saga
Liqueur Style:Shochu as base, With Plum (Ume)
Ingredients:Ume plums, Shochu, Sugar
Drink recommendation:cocktail, on the rocks, chilled (5-7°C)
Alkohol:12% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

NINKI Ichi-Yuzu

Junmai Ginjo based Yuzu Sake with intensive yuzu aroma. The freshness of the citrus flavours is carefully preserved, with a good balance between sweetness and acidity.
Item number:SN14-05
Bottle Size:500ml
Prefecture:Fukushima
Liqueur Style:Sake as base, With Yuzu
Ingredients:Sake (rice), yuzu and sugar
Drink recommendation:straight (5-7°C), on the rocks
Alkohol:8% vol.

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Product category: Wines from Japan

KURAMBON Natur Muscat Bailey A

Natural red wine from organic cultivation made from the authochthone muscat bailey a grape. Scents from apple purée and aromas of cassis are characteristic for this wine. Also some aromas of dried plum, cassis, licorice and blueberry can be noticed. On the palate you can taste the natural fruit and slight bitterness with hints of mocha and cocoa from the barrel. A good balance of acidity and a long finish. Contains sulfites.
Item number:WK03-07
Bottle Size:750ml
Anbaugebiet:Yamanashi
Style:Complex, Dry, Rotwein
Grape variety:Muscat Bailey A
Food suggestion:Meals with tomato sauce, chicken, beef stew.
Drink recommendation:chilled (7 - 9°C)
Alkohol:13,5%vol.

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About us

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Since 2005 UENO GOURMET is a leading supplier of premium sake in Europe, with companies in Germany, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. We are experts for sake, shochu, Japanese craft spirits and Japanese liqueur. Out of 1300 family owned-breweries in Japan, we have selected 30 of the most renowned as suppliers. We ensure the best care is taken during the whole import process to keep the quality of our products. Most of our imports are directly supplied to top chefs and some of the best sommeliers in Europe. Led by sake master Yoshiko Ueno-Müller, our sake experts also provide sake trainings.