Mar 18, 2022
At the 2022 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC), “Sato no Akebono Genshu” won a gold award and “Sato no Akebono” won a silver award.
Founded in 1969 and held annually in London, England, IWSC is the world’s premier international liquor competition, where alcoholic beverages from around the world are evaluated by experts. Over 4,000 brands from over 90 countries entered into the 2022 competition.
“Sato no Akebono Genshu” wins its second consecutive gold award at the IWSC, continuing its success from last year. All the employees are very pleased that our Amami kokuto shochu was thought of highly during the professional’s evaluation. We continue to strive to make kokuto shochu that will be recognized throughout the world.
About the IWSC:
IWSC is the world’s premier international alcoholic beverage competition. Information on all the winners can be found at the website link below.
Official Website： https://iwsc.net/results/search
“Sato no Akebono Genshu” has won awards at the following international competitions:
May 2018 － Los Angeles International Spirits Competition － Gold
May 2021 － Tokyo Whisky and Spirits Competition － Gold
June 2021 － International Wine and Spirits Competition － Gold
March 2022 － International Wine and Spirits Competition － Gold
“Sato no Akebono Genshu’s” tasting notes as provided by the 2022 IWSC judges:
Butter, cigar, bitter orange and kiwi notes. Exquisite sweetness with umami and spice follow, and combine impressively with the long fruity nose. A sublime balanced combination of umami and sweetness – with measured concentration. Superb.
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