The pinnacle of the saké brewer’s craft, handmade by the only master sake brewer, Yoshio Koizumi, and wholeheartedly endorsed as one of the best sakés on the market. The Murai family paid extra attention to the fine details with not only the brewing of the saké, but even the bottle shape was designed specifically to enhance the sound of this luscious brew being poured. A gift for all your senses; this incredible brew should not be passed up.
Mellow with flavors of lychee and melon, paired with slight natural sweetness of Yamada Nishiki rice, complemented by subtle notes of white flowers and apricot.
We’d encourage pure enjoyment of this all on its own, but if you are to pair it with food go light and keep the flavors soft and mellow to allow the saké shine in its elegance.
Made with rice polished at least 50% and sometimes much more, daiginjo saké has brewers alcohol added for artisanal purposes. An ultra-premium grade saké.
Momokawa Brewing of Japan’s (MBJ) passion for crafting fine saké dates back centuries to Japan’s Edo Period and has roots in the honorable way of the samurai. It is, however, the modern age of its saké brewing that is most revered. Under the direction of Toji Yoshio Koizumi, the world’s most awarded saké brewer, their saké continues to be extolled in Japan. The 13-member highly skilled and certified brew team is trained in the theory, techniques and traditions of the renowned Nanbu Toji – a school of master brewers that originated in the Iwate Prefecture.
94 Points, Exceptional, Gold Medal – World Saké Challenge ’17
Gold Medal – HLSR Int’l Wine Competition ’18
Gold Medal – US Saké Appraisals ’18
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