It is a premium aged Shochu made from rice. 5 years storage in tank and 1 year storage using oak barrel and brandy barrel give this shochu rich flavour and special aroma such as sweet vanilla. It is recommendable for "on the rocks" and "with soda". It can be matched with fried foods and strong taste dishes.
SUNTORY Kuromaru Shochu. Kuromaru, a premium Shochu, is manufactured under Suntory’s supervision and specification, using sweet potato from Kagoshima ( famous Shochu production area). Kuromaru uses Kogane Sengan sweet potatoes from Kagoshima prefecture which are then carefully fermented using black koji malt from 100% pure Japanese rice.
It is a rice Shochu from low temperature fermentation with distillation under reduced pressure and "Fushimizu" water used give this shochu mild and fruity flavour with clean finish. It can be matched with foods making use of the original taste of ingredients.