This collection was hand seleceted by our resident Sake Sommelier, Deb Mortillario for her Specialty Sake class.
____ Kitsukura Tamayrura "Rhythmic Droplets" Junmai Sparkling
Nagano, Japan - $17.54 300ml
Brewery: Kitsukura Shuzo
Tangy, refreshing taste of yu zu and white Grapefruit, the reveals rounder flavors of peach and apricot.
____ Tsukinowa Yoi-no-Tsuki “Midnight Moon” Daiginjo
Iwate, Japan - $19.46 300ml
Brewery: Tsukinowa Brewery
Aromatic, soft textured, and smooth. Notes of ripe raspberry, melon, daphne, dried flowers, sour rice, and wet concrete. Displays a mild sweetness upon impact, but the finish is compact and dry.
____ Hakuyou “Rising Dragon” Toryru
Fukushima, Japan - $33.27 720ml
Type: Tokubetsu Junmai
Rising Dragon gives off immediate scent of wild and flourishing sweet mash with a hint of dryness. Soft and mild initial taste is followed by a flare of spicy sweetness taking over the pallet.
____ Fukugao “Snow Grass” Koshino Yukiwariso Honjozo
Niigatam, Japan - $15.08 300ml
Brewery: Fukugao Shuzo
Type: Honjozo Namachozo
Smooth and clean and dry displaying a mellow palate with a slight spice along the tongue. Slightly fragrant with very subdued aromas.