Japan based Licensed Sake distributor and Japanese Sake exporter of smaller Artisan breweries with generations of history and awards, targeting Sake importers Japan based Licensed Sake distributor and Japanese Sake exporter of smaller Artisan breweries with generations of history and awards, targeting Sake importers

Our Selected Export Sake Range

We work with our clients on an individual basis to help match the best sake to your needs. However, as we have a big range of Sake and it can be a bit overwhelming so we have created our export sake selected range based on tastes matching the overseas market, feedback and popularity from previous orders.

You can view our full range here: Product Catalogue

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Sasaki Brewery

Sasaki Base Taste: Lighter more fruity taste, good for the overseas palate

Sasaki Artisan points: Famous water from Kyoto, local sourcing and Kyoto business leader

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Junmai Daiginjo Nos.1

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Brewery: Sasaki
Rank: Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 40%
Alcohol: 16%
SMV: +2.5
Fine Sake Gold Award Winner

300ml: 1,563 yen
720ml: 2,789 yen

From the centre of Kyoto situated to enjoy the “exceptional goodness of water” running through the 33km rock under Kyoto.

Junmai Daiginjo Nos. 1 is a beautifully crafted Sake carefully brewed at a low temperature and milled up to the highest grade of Yamada rice

It has a fruity Ginjo aroma and a fresh sweet, medium body. With a fruit-like flavour it is clean and crisp with a slight tangy, bitter aftertaste.

This Sake compliments most Japanese food but works particularly well with white fish and sashimi.

Heian Range

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Brewery: Sasaki
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo, Ginjo, Tokubetsu Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 40-60%
Alcohol: 15-16%
SMV: +3 – +4.5

A beautiful complimenting set of Sake from Kyoto’s only central brewery.

The Heian Range of Red, White, Black and Blue, each with their own distinctive flavour profile but similiar base tastes.

Great bought as a range as they all have the same label design drawn by Hideki Kimura and regarding as a piece of Sake art.

500ml: 1,546-2700 yen

Tokubetsu Junmai Nishijin

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Brewery: Sasaki
Rank: Tokubetsu Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 50%
Alcohol: 15%
SMV: +3

A wonderfully clean crisp Sake, fermented for a long period at low temperature and carefully polished to 50%.

It has a clean, mild, fruity flavour accompanied by a slightly sweet, fruity aroma.

Pairs well with most Japanese foods but has a great synergy with beef as it brings out the Glutamic acid contained in the meat.

720ml: 1,960 yen

Daiginjo Extra Premium

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Brewery: Sasaki
Rank: Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 40%
Alcohol: 17%
SMV: +4
Sake Brewing Prize Winner at National New Liquor Fair,

IWC Gold award,

Osaka Sake Awards: Excellence prize,

National New Sake Appraisal Gold Award

720ml: 4,500 yen

A Sake of the highest quality.

The taste is dry, crisp and clean. The flavour is smooth and a little spicy. The aroma is the fruity Ginjo aroma, some say akin to pear.

This Sake pairs particularly well with sashimi and cooked seafood dishes.

Jurakudai Junmai Ginjo

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Brewery: Sasaki
Rank: Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alcohol: 15%
SMV: +3

300ml: 784 yen
720ml: 1,380 yen

The taste of rice, finished with a deep yet balanced flavour.

It is characterized by a smooth taste but is crisp on the throat. It has a refreshing light aroma that accompanies the aroma of fish.

This Sake pairs well with fish, tempura, miso and mirin flavored dishes

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Fujii Honke Brewery

Fujii Honke Base Taste: Every Sake is wonderfully original and different but overall: smooth, sweeter and more of a wine taste

Fujii Honke Artisan Points: Head of Shiga Brewery Association, environmentally friendly/organically grown rice, community leader, unique rice blends and specialist in Wataribune rice

"Kirara" Junmai Daiginjo

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Brewery: Fujii
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 50%
Alc 15%
SMV -0.5
G20 Summit Sake

G20 Osaka Summit 2019 Sake.

With a slight ginjo incense and a beautifully clean, mellow taste, this beautiful Sake is mouth filling, rich and slightly sweet.

Made from the mother of Yamadanishiki rice: Wataribune.

720ml: 3,094 yen

"Keyaki" Junmai Daiginjo

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Brewery: Fujii
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 50%
Alc 15%
SMV +2.1

A harmonious, mellow, slightly rich and slightly dry tasting Sake. It has a well-made umami leaving a clean, fresh palate.

A high-quality Sake full of individuality.

An authentic school Sake with a profound taste and a harmony of the five tastes.

720ml: 2,344yen

"Kurowatari Siga Wataribune Rokugou"

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Brewery: Fujii
Rank: Tokubetsu Junmai Genshu
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alc 18%
SMV +1

The original solid taste of Sake created by Mr. Mori’s honed skill. A refreshing aroma, richness, and a deep taste.

The taste of rice spreads slowly in the mouth, and it is a full, slightly sweet Sake with a well-balanced flavors.

Please enjoy the richness full of flavor. Made from the mother of Yamadanishiki rice: Wataribune.

720ml: 1,980yen

"Retro Label Kimoto"

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Brewery: Fujii
Rank: Tokubetsu Junmaishu
Rice Polishing Rate: 70%
Alc 15%
SMV +4.1

With a relaxing special pure rice scent, the fullness of the taste comes from aging and the deep pure rice wine. There is a crisp aftertaste and it has a delicious acidity.

The lukewarm feeling is good with the goodness of rice.

Specially made with Kimoto techniques.

720ml: 1,645yen

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Joyo Brewery

Joyo Base Taste: Easy to drink, light and beautifully balanced

Joyo Artisan points: No carbon filtering to maintain pure Sake, specialist in Gohyakumangoku

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Tokubetsu Junmai 60 (Iwai)

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Brewery: Joyo
Rank: Tokubetsu Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alcohol: 15%
SMV: +5
IWC Gold
Japan/China Sake Award

A very well priced sake.

A mild and Muscat like refreshing flavour with a moderately balanced taste of rice. It is characterized by a rich taste with a sharp acidity that compliments the overall flavour without overpowering. It is a special pure rice liquor with excellent cost performance.

This is an easy-to-use sake that can be easily combined with Western food and various dishes.

720ml: 1, 240 yen

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Junmai Ginjo 55 (Yamadanishiki)

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Brewery: Joyo
Rank: Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 55%
Alcohol: 15%
SMV: +2
IWC commended

Made with 100% of Yamada Nishiki rice. After opening the bottle, it has a vivid and fresh impression, and it is characterized by a ginjo aroma and an elegant and fruity taste.

In addition, the quality of the liquor is gradually improves within 2 to 3 days after opening, and a well-balanced umami taste then stands out.

720ml: 1,485 yen

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Junmai Daiginjo 40 (Yamadanishiki)

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Brewery: Joyo
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 40%
Alcohol: 16%
SMV: +3
IWC commended

With a beautiful Ginjo aroma reminiscent of fruit and a fruity taste with an elegant clean, crisp aftertaste.

It can be enjoyed from cold to room temperature.

Pairs well with seafood such as sashimi and sushi, and can be well adapted to meat from having an elegant acidity.

720ml: 2,772 yen
300ml: 1,525 yen

Junmai Daiginjo 40 (Gohyakumangoku)

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Brewery: Joyo
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 40%
Alcohol: 15%
SMV: +2

Fruity fruity fruity!

A Junmai Daiginjo refined to 40%, it has a calm fruity aroma reminiscent of young peaches. When you put it in your mouth, the sweetness of Japanese fruits such as loquat and the umami of rice are all in one.

There is a wonderful balance of sweetness, sourness, and umami. You can enjoy the fruity and sweet taste of the rice with the refreshing dryness that is typical of Gohyakumangoku.

Pairs well with seafood such as sashimi and sushi, and can be well adapted to meat from having an elegant acidity.

720ml: 2,585 yen

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Hanazakari Brewery

Hanazakari Base Taste: Clean, deeper Sake flavor

Hanazakari Artisan points: Small brewery that stands by old, traditional techniques. One of the very few breweries to still use a manual
press, no carbon filtration

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Junmai Daiginjo 39

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Brewery: Hanazakari
Rank: Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 39%
Alcohol: 15.3%
SMV: -2
Gifu Governors Award

The best Sake produced from one of the very few breweries still using a traditional manual press (shibori). To obtain the absolute best Sake this Daiginjo is made with the authentic mesh drip bag method. This natural, unforced, time-consuming style produces a much cleaner Sake devoid of off-flavours.

Junmai Daiginjo 39 has a Ginjo fragrance similar to green apples and melon and is gentle and comfortable. The initial sweetness quickly develops into a well-balanced flavor with the umami and acidity leaving a crisp, rounded, slightly dry aftertaste from the use of soft water.

This Sake works particularly well with sushi and soba.

300ml: 1,351 yen
720ml: 2,042 yen
1.8l: 4,085 yen

Junmai Omachi

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Brewery: Hanazakari
Rank: Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alcohol: 16%
SMV: -2

A very popular Sake with overeseas clients and well-priced Junmai Ginjo from Artsian Hanazakari brewery.

With a deep Sake flavour, the crisp and clear sweetness and the original taste of rice spreads gently on the tongue with a smooth, delicate aftertone.

A Sake that matches sweet and spicy seasonings such as yakiniku and yakitori.

720ml: 1,181 yen

Junmai Ginjo

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Brewery: Hanazakari
Rank: Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 55%
Alc 15.3%
SMV -4

The incense scent is gentle and comfortable, and makes you expect sweetness and acidity.

The sweetness and sourness are perfectly balanced as it spreads through the mouth combined with a slight undertone of acidity.

720ml: 1,181 yen

Kikuhanamori Daiginjo

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Brewery: Hanazakari
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 39%
Alc 16%
SMV +3

Specially collected Sake made by traditional drip method from mesh bags. An Artisans Daiginjo which enjoys a high ginjo incense with a refreshing sharpness, while providing an enjoyable refined, fresh, crisp taste.

Pairs well with white fish and shellfish.

720ml: 1,930 yen

Kutami Daiginjo

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Brewery: Hanazakari
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 50%
Alc 15.3%
SMV -4

There is a delicious Ginjo fragrance and the soft sweetness and delicious rice taste pleasantly overflows in the mouth. The taste ebbs and flows to leave an umami aftertaste.

With the soft sweetness this Sake matches salads, fish and lightly flavored dishes.

720ml: 1,520 yen

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Fukui Brewery

Fukui Base Taste: Smooth with a full bodied mouthfeel, moderate Sake flavor

Fukui Artisan Points: Innovative flavors and fruit Sake, supporter of local community initiatives and buying rice locally

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Junmai Daiginjo “Black Label”

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Brewery: Fukui
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 40%
Alc 17%
SMV +5
IWC: Commended

A Daiginjo Sake with an elegant aroma and a smooth texture. 100% Yamada Nishiki from Tojo Tenjin district, Hyogo prefecture special “A” district.

Savor the delicacy of Special Grade A Yamadanishiki in this pure Daiginjo. A gem that has been carefully brewed with thorough attention to everything from raw materials to koji making, fermentation, and storage. It features an elegant and stately ginjo incense with a mellow, profound and transparent taste.

720ml: 3,270 yen

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Special Junmai Tomizu-jikomi Amadare Ishi wo Ugatsu

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Brewery: Fukui
Rank: Tokubetsu Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alc 15%
SMV -5
Kura master: Platinum
Sake selection: Platinum
National Kan: Grand Gold

Multi award wining and this Sake has won the gold medal in the “Kanzake Contest (Premium Kanzake Category)” since the first year of its release. It has a dense, refreshing and vivid taste that cannot be produced by the methods currently used and can only be experienced by the old brewing method.

It goes well with a wide range of dishes, including deep-tasting dishes. You will be amazed at the depth of flavor that you can enjoy even with hot Sake.

Received the Kura Master Platinum Award.

This is the delicious Sake of our forefathers!

720ml: 1,564 yen

Haginotsuyu Junmai Daiginjo “Gold Label”

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Brewery: Fukui
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 50%
Alc 15%
SMV +3

A Daiginjo Sake with an elegant aroma and a smooth texture. It has a magnificent ginjo aroma, a refreshing drinkability, and a fine, mellow not so Sake taste.

The aftertaste is sweet similar to a wine or sherry.

720ml: 2,368 yen

Super-chilled Aged Junmai-ginjo

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Brewery: Fukui
Rank: Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alc 15%
SMV +5

Fukui’s ice temperature storage Junmai Ginjo. It is initially kept as a raw Sake and burned after. There is no strong scent and the rice taste is sweet and the overall flavor is more like wine. It is harmonious, light and refreshing with a gently spreading umami. The finish is clear and crisp.

A smooth sake that can be enjoyed before, during and after meals!

720ml: 1,338 yen

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Haginotsuyu Ginjo-junmai

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Brewery: Fukui
Rank: Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alc 15%
SMV +2
IWC: Commended
Fine Sake Awards: Gold

Fukui’s most popular umami and elegant aroma Sake.

It has a yogurt like scent and a firm acidity, encompassing the sweetness and umami of rice. The aftertaste is spicy and slightly sour.

Deservedly the most popular Sake and it will bring new depth to your drinking and food.

720ml: 1,625 yen

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Junmai “Magokoro”

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Brewery: Fukui
Rank: Tokubetsu Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 70%
Alc 15%
SMV +4
IWC: Commended
National Kan: Gold

A tasty and crisp pure rice Sake that you can enjoy from cold to hot. It is a high-quality evening drink with a gentle peach like aroma and a straightforward taste. Received the highest gold award in the “Kanzake Contest”.

A rich junmai with a clean finish to enjoy at all temperatures.

720ml: 1,055 yen

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Kikkawa Brewery

Kikkawa Base Taste: Soft and mellow with a very fresh, clean and umami lingering palate

Kikkawa Artisan Points: A rare hardsness of water (150), Award wining 7th Generation brewer, advanced Ginjo brewing techniques, revival of
the traditional mountain abandonment preparation method

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Rainfall Junmai Ginjo

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Brewery: Kikkawa
Rank: Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 55%
Alc 15%
SMV +3
Kura Master: Gold
Feminary’s World Wine: Gold

100% Miyama Nishiki from Nagano Prefecture, this is a limited-edition brew for this season only.

Using the rare Akita style flower yeast (AK-1), the taste of rice is slowly condensed by special low temperature fermentation creating a fusion of the powerful five flavors.

With a fruity and refreshing aroma, a subtle astringency and bitterness are pleasantly felt in the throat. The most attractive feature is the perfect balance between the freshness and taste of Junmai Ginjo Sake.

Ginjo Bishu has a very delicate and clear taste, and makes it the perfect one before and during meals .

720ml: 3,185 yen

Rainfall Junmai Mountain Abandoned

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Brewery: Kikkawa
Rank: Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alc 17%
SMV +2

Mountain abandonment preparation that utilizes the function of natural lactic acid bacteria.

The umami, sourness, and sweetness are mixed together to create a unique and savory taste.

Carefully cultivated with a high level of skill and affection and combined with the traditional No. 601 yeast gives a powerful and mellow aroma.

It is a masterpiece of mountain abandonment preparations.

720ml: 2,985 yen

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Fujimoto Brewery

Fujimoto Base Taste: Not so dry Sake with a traditional rice flavor

Fujimoto Artisan points: No carbon filtration, “Wako Ruzu” brewing philosophy (with cooperation comes good sake) and traditional Edo
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Junmai Daiginjo Miyanoshiki

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Brewery: Fujimoto
Rank: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 40%
Alc 16%
SMV 0

A pure rice Daiginjo Sake and has a rich Ginjo aroma with a soft, citrusy and slightly sweet taste and a dry mouth feel followed by a deep aftertaste. It is brewed with deep care.

The flavor matches most seafood and white fish and especially pairs with sushi.

720ml: 2,965 yen

Tokubetsu Junmai Daisizenshinkai

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Brewery: Fujimoto
Rank: Tokubetsu Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alc 15%
SMV +3

A gentle and slightly dry Japanese Sake. This is a special pure rice Sake with a dark and dry taste that enhances the taste of the dishes.

There is a slight sourness to the aroma and the flavor is broad and firm with a very pleasant aftertaste.

720ml: 1,285 yen

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Tokubetsu Junmai Higeshinkai

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Brewery: Fujimoto
Rank: Tokubetsu Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 60%
Alc 15.5%
SMV +4
Japan National Kan: Gold

Fujimoto brewery always keeps in mind that a smooth human relationship is essential to put feeling into each bottle they produce and into the hearts of their customers.

Tokubetsu Junmai Higeshinkai is a Japanese Sake that emphasizes the lightness and soft acidic taste. It has a refined scent of dried fruit without a strong ginjo aroma.

When first drunk you will feel a soft sweet taste with a rich umami. The slowly developing acidity then creates a slight bitterness that tightens at the back of the mouth.

720ml: 1,400 yen

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Fukui Brewery

Kinmon Base Taste: Beautiful aromas, softness and umami

Kinmon Artisan points: Uses the same brewing techniques since its founding, specialists in Aged and storing Sake, brewer history, high
quality local rice producing area

X3

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Brewery: Kinmon
Rank: Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 70%
Alc 15%

A special Junmai Sake made using three times as much Koji as usual. Sake with the power of Koji has an amazake-like effect and the clean sweetness of rice is a prime character of this Sake. The scent is reminiscent of pine, kinako, and oak. A rich, soft sweetness like marshmallow spreads and a fresh acidity wraps around. There is a rich middle mouth with a sharp aftertaste.

Matches cheese, meat dishes, game, sea urchin, tempura and you can enjoy it chilled or mixed with soda.

720ml: 1,408 yen

X3 Rose

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Brewery: Kinmon
Rank: Junmai
Rice Polishing Rate: 70%
Alc 16%

A beautiful rose-colored sake that brings out the flavor of red rice (ancient rice) with three times the normal amount of Koji. Red rice, which is said to have the roots of rice, is a highly nutritious rice that contains more vitamins and minerals than modern white rice. At the same time, there is a lot of fat and there is a risk of fading. In collaboration with the Food Research Institute, this Sake was researched for the optimum formulation and created a Sake that allows you to enjoy the natural and soft rose color due to its complex taste and red pigment.

The power of fermentation with three times the amount of Koji brings out the flavor of red rice strongly and firmly. The scent is reminiscent of dark cherries and dried fruits. The mouthfeel is well-balanced with the sweetness and sourness of products such as dried cherries and dried figs. The soft and refreshing acidity like strawberries produces a beautiful sharpness.

Matches fresh vegetables, fatty fish, fresh cheese

720ml: 1,864 yen

Junmai Ginjo Kakumagawa

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Brewery: Kinmon
Rank: Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Rate: 55%
Alc 16%

A Junmai Ginjo Sake made by burning bottles, rapidly cooling, and storing in low-temperature bottles. Using Gohyakumangoku rice the Sake has been specially stored in the brewery to mature and bring out a soft, mellow and smooth taste. The scent is mellow reminiscent of laurel and juniper berries. The umami spreads all over the mouth and the aftertaste is light.

Matches a wide variety of foods.

720ml: 1,660yen