The vineyards of this particular winery are ideally located on the slopes of a fan-shaped valley which provides perfect exposure and drainage conditions. It is produced using the Sur Lie method where the wine is given extended exposure to the fermenting yeasts which imparts a savoury complexity and broader texture. Subtle and understated on the nose, Rubaiyat Koshu displays fresh aromas of citrus peel, pear and melon whilst the palate is delicate and fresh with alluring balance and great refinement. Representing one of the best examples available in the UK, Rubaiyat Koshu offers a wonderful introduction to this fashionable grape.£3.6 per 100.00ml
Native to Japan, the white grape variety Koshu is fast becoming one of the most talked about and sought after varieties in the world of wine. Producing wines that are typically delicate in flavour, low in alcohol and softly structured, Koshu is an incredibly versatile wine to pair with food, especially sushi, tapas and Japanese fusion. This excellent example is made by the revered Marufuji winery, which recently celebrated its 120th anniversary.