Now, this is interesting. The former chief winemaker of Dom Perignon — yea, the insanely expensive, globally recognized brand — is now producing a Japanese sake.

The “new brew” is called IWA 5 and is a rare bottle of sake because it’s crafted by a foreigner — and uses a unique blending technique.

At only ¥13,000 per bottle — I wonder what $130 sake tastes like?

Former chief winemaker of Dom Perignon creates a sake with champagne blending techniques “When Richard Geoffroy left Moët & Chandon in 2018 – where he was the legendary chef de cave (cellarmaster) of Dom Perignon for 28 years – the industry kept a close watch on his next move.” (TimeOut)

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