Fukuro-tsuri (Drip-sake) is made from only drops by gravity from moromi (fermentation mush) in a hanged filter bag. It has an elegant fragrance and the dense, fascinating taste. The fruity flavor and the smooth texture will leave an impression of ripened fruits – and you won’t believe it is sake made from rice.
International Sake Challenge 2016: Gold Award
International Sake Challenge 2013: Gold Award
U.S. National Sake Appraisal 2013: Gold Award
The greatest Daiginjo that won the gold award seven years in a row in the most influential sake appraisal in Japan: Japan National Sake Appraisal. This is drip-sake which is made with drips from moromi (fermentation msch) in a hanging sake bag. It has an elegant fragrance and delicate, vivid taste. The fruity flavor and smoothness is just like a polished gem – and you won’t believe it is sake made from rice.
International Wine Challenge 2011: Gold Award
Japan National Sake Appraisal 2011: Gold Award
The ultimate sake rice, Yuki Megami was produced by Ginjo Kingdom, Yamagata. It has an elegant fragrance and feminine, delicate taste. It will leave you a clear, pleasant afterglow like melting-snow water with the silky, smooth superior texture.
This sake won the best trophy in one of the world’s biggest wine competition (including sake) held in London. Its elegant fragrance and fruity flavor with complexity has gained a reputation – “This gives me more and more recipe ideas that matches with the sake”, said a well-known European sommelier.
IWC (International Wine Challenge 2014): The best trophy (The highest in Ginjo/Daiginjo category)
The classic style which expresses the characteristic of Yamada Nishiki as is – rich and balanced. It is fruity like a ripened banana and has a multi-layered flavor. It can be paired with either Japanese or Western cuisine.
“Hidari-kiki” (a left hander) is slang from the Edo period which means “a drinker”. It has a fruity pleasant fragrance and the characteristic light feel which lets you drink more and more.
The characteristic of Miyama Nishiki – cleanness and slight hardness, is brought out the most. This sake is particularly clear and karakuchi (dry), even among the other Junmai Daiginjo. Its joyful fragrance like young melons spreads in your mouth and leads to a dry, smooth aftertaste.
* = Comes in a green bottle