Masumi “Okuden Kantsukuri”

Masumi/Miyasaka Brewery

Masumi Okuden, In creating Okuen, the toji imagined a junmai that could be enjoyed warm, in a casual setting to relax, not for special occasions. Its mellow and mild-mannered characteristics are comfortingly familiar among long-time sake-drinkers. It's the favorite old jeans that fit you like a glove.

Masumi “Okuden Kantsukuri”

Masumi/Miyasaka Brewery

In creating Okuden, the toji imagined a junmai that could be enjoyed warm, in a casual setting to relax, not for special occasions. Its mellow and mild-mannered characteristics are comfortingly familiar among long-time sake-drinkers. It's the favorite old jeans that fit you like a glove.
ML.
720
VOL.
ALC.
15%
VOL.
Regular price $34.00

ABOUT THIS BOTTLE

MASUMI OKUDEN KANTSUKURI

The well-worn jeans of the sake world, nothing beats the comfort that this sake gives. Smooth from the moment it touches your lips, it has a soft aroma of mixed berries, melon, and earthiness. The toji has made efforts to keep the original rice flavors, and the abundance of amino acids gives this junmai a plush roundness that is highlighted when warmed.

TASTING NOTES

Rice Polishing Ratio

This sake is made from Hitogokochi and Miyamanishiki rice that has been polished to 60%.


HOW TO ENJOY

PAIRING

Goes well with Japanese comfort foods—try it with grilled fish, tempura, yakitori, hot pot, marinated chicken and pork dishes.

SERVING

Great chilled, but even better warm. Serve in a tumbler if chilled, ochoko when warmed.

Masumi, a nationally admired sake brand, was founded in 1662 in Suwa, where a tradition of precise craftsmanship led the city to become the center of the silk industry. Still today, this attention to detail remains at the heart of the Masumi philosophy. In the 1920's, the brewery fell on hard times.The brewery's president, Masaru Miyasaka, appointed a young, 28-year-old sake prodigy named Chisato Kubota as toji. The two travelled up and down Japan, knocking on the door of the master and seeking knowledge. Click to learn more.

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