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Satsuma Houzan

Kagoshima

Satsuma Houzan | spirits 

€34

Type
Shochu
Ingredients
Sweet potato
Style
Mild & soft
Content
700ml
Alcohol
25%
Description

The most famous shochu in the Nishi range. The base ingredient is sweet potato, and aromatically the influence of these has been retained throughout the distillation process. Nicely structured and warming.

Producer

Nishi
Nishi distillery was founded more than 150 years ago close to the city of Kagoshima in the south of Kyushu. A lot of shochu producers tend to focus only on the distillery process to distinguish themselves from their colleagues. Nishi takes it up a notch, and realized quite early that everything starts with the quality of the base ingredient. They therefore try to produce most of the sweet potatoes they use themselves, and work closely with the local farming community to ensure the highest possible quality for their produce. 'Imo Shochu' is the house specialty, and over the years Nishi has established quite the reputation both inside and outside of Japan.
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