A luxurious sake with a magnificent flavor profile and a gorgeous aroma
This sake has a gorgeous apple-like ginjo aroma and a delicate but vibrant and elegant flavor that is profound, rich, and extraordinarily balanced. You can indulge in the smooth and refined umami notes of "Yamada-nishiki," the king of sake rice cultivars, along with the gorgeous aroma created by the ginjo yeast, in every single cup of this sake.
Drinking this sake is an experience as exciting as visiting the scenic spot "Toryunada"
The name of this sake was inspired by "Toryunada," a famous scenic spot in Kato. As the only brewery located in Kato, Kamimusubi Shuzo meticulously brews this sake by hand using 100% Yamada-nishiki rice cultivated locally. Just like how the river water and rocks of "Toryunada" create different moods from one season to the next, you can enjoy the various qualities of Yamada-nishiki, including its gorgeous aroma and well-balanced flavor, through this sake.
Brewed with Yamada-nishiki cultivated in Kato
A rice cultivar born in Kato, Yamada-nishiki is now used by many sake breweries throughout Japan. Kato is home to many favorable sites for the cultivation of Yamada-nishiki, especially terraced paddy fields with clay soil and good drainage located amid vast, sprawling mountainous areas with a large temperature difference between day and night.
Every bottle is painstakingly brewed by hand
The more polished Yamada-nishiki is, the smaller its grains become, leaving behind more of the white starchy center known as "shinpaku." This makes limiting the absorption of water by the rice during washing and soaking an important step, which is quickly performed by hand in seconds using a sieve. The preparation of koji is also done manually without the use of machines, while steamed rice is wrapped in straw mats and gently moved around by hand during the sake brewing process.
Best served chilled right from the refrigerator
You can chill the sake in the refrigerator to enjoy its gorgeous ginjo aroma and crisp aftertaste. This sake is perfect alongside sushi and other fish dishes, as well as vegetable salads.