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Sake Hitosuji: Junmai Ginjyo
English: The Only Sake
Background

Toshimori Shuzo is a pioneer in the revival of a formerly extinct strain of Omachi sake brewing rice known as Akaiwa Omachi.  Sake Hitosuji Junmai Dai-Ginjyo is made from limited production Omachi rice that is polished down to 40%.

Special Characteristics

A session-able sake with a balanced profile of umami and acidity. 

Rice Variety:
Okayama Omachi
Sake Meter Value:
+3.0
Milling:
40%
Alcohol By Volume:
15 - 16 %

Preferred Serving Temperature:

On-The-Rocks Chilled Room Temp Warm Hot
Available Sizes
  • 300 mL
  • 720 mL
  • 1.8 L
Distribution
Nationwide

Location

Region: Chugoku
Prefecture: Okayama
Taste Profile
+3.0
Sweet
Dry
+2.0
Light
Rich
Tasting Notes

Clean and ethereal on the nose; aromas of lychee, plantain, mango skin, green apple, apricot blossom, and toasted walnut waft from the glass. Full-bodied and mineral laden with mealy pear, muskmelon, and toasted coconut flavors that linger.