Junmai • Pure Rice Sake
Yamahai • Traditional yeast starter method
Muroka • No charcoal filtration
Nama • Unpasteurised
Genshu • Undiluted
Rice: Yamada Nishiki
Polish rate: 70%
The label depicts a drawing of yama (mountain in Japanese), named after the Yamahai process and Yamada Nishiki rice used in the sake. The rice are grown organically by the brewery themselves, polished to 70% to build a depth of flavour. Yeast strain #7 is used, producing rich fruit character with a fine acidic backbone, a savory depth and a long finish.
What you can expect:
Rich, complex and vibrant. Fresh on the palate with a rich fruit character and savoury depth. This sake ages gracefully, typically develops a savoury depth with time.