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.
Rice Polishing Ratio
This sake is made from Hitogokochi and Miyamanishiki rice that has been polished to 60%.
Goes well with Japanese comfort foods—try it with grilled fish, tempura, yakitori, hot pot, marinated chicken and pork dishes.
Great chilled, but even better warm. Serve in a tumbler if chilled, ochoko when warmed.
Masumi/Miyasaka BreweryLEARN MORE
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.