Fukuju Black Junmai Daiginjo
$175720mL Kobe Shushinkan Brewery, Hyogo, Japan, 15.5% ABV, +2 SMV
Delicate and gorgeous fruity aroma with full flavor. Rich luxurious sweetness, clean and dry finish.
Daishichi Minowamon Junmai Daiginjo
Daishichi Brewery Co., Fukushima, Japan, 15 % ABV, +1 SMV
2015 Year, extra super premium SAKE. This sake called "the Gate" has a classic nose filled with ripe peach, cantaloupe and raisins. With a chewy viscosity and solid acidity, this sake has a velvety finish with flavors of pears, bananas and mangos.
Dassai 23 Junmai Daiginjo
Asahishuzo Co., Yamaguchi, Japan, 16% ABV, Classified SMV
Irresistibly elegant, flowery bouquet nose with a delicate, honey-like sweetness. Long finish of flavor that hits the center of the palate.300 mL $70720 mL $140
Shichida Junmai Daiginjo
Tenzan Sake Brewer Co., Saga, Japan, 16% ABV, +2 SMV
The most luxurious sake among the Shichida series, this fruity sake is elegant with delicate flower aromas and silky smooth palate
Kubota Manju Junmai Daiginjo
Asahi Brewery, Niigata, Japan, 15% ABV, +2 SMV
Plush, creamy texture with several layers of complex flavor and umami. Niigata style with exquisite smoothness and a resonant depth of flavor.720 mL $991.8 L $170
Ryusei Black Label Junmai Daiginjo
Fujii Sake Brewery Co., Hiroshima, Japan, 17% ABV, +7 SMV
Elegant aroma of citrus fruits, harmonized with delicate umami and a crisp finish.
Kubota Hekiju Yamahai Junmai Daiginjo
Asahi Brewery, Niigata, Japan, 15% ABV, +2 SMV
The traditional Yamahai brewing method lends to extra deep flavors, yet carries a light and clean mouthfeel. Subtle flavors of ripe pears and grapes pervade the middle mouth.720 mL $751.8 L $130
Kanchiku "a Winter's Bamboo" Junmai Daiginjo
Totsuka Shuzoten, Nagano, Japan, 16% ABV, +3 SMV
Subtle yet complex drier style with ripe fruit flavors and a hint of mineral and green vegetables. Flavors also include corn and unripe mango, finishing with a note of ginger300 mL $27720 mL $551.8 L $100
Shochikubai Shirakabegura Junmai Daiginjo
Takara Shuzo CO, Kyoto, Japan, 15.5% ABV, +1.5 SMV
Full bodied palate with a hint of sweetness and a velvety mouth. Subtle aromas of pear, melon and banana. Flavors of white mushrooms enhanced by a hint of sweetness.300 mL $30640 mL $65
Hakutsuru Sho-Une Junmai Daiginjo
Hakutsuru Sake Brewing Co., Hyogo, Japan, 15.5% ABV, +2 SMV
Full bodied, well balanced sake with a delicate texture. Flavors of white peach, apples, grapes and pears.300 mL $24720 mL $50
Yaemon Junmai Daiginjo
Yamatogawa Brewery, Fukushima, Japan, 17% ABV, 3.5 SMV
Bright and crisp aromas of lemon and grapefruit with an underlying earthy aroma as well. Tart beginning on the palette, finishing with a nice creamy texture.300 mL $21720 mL $40
Born Gold Junmai Daiginjo
Kato Kichibee Shoten, Fukui, Japan, 15% ABV, +1 SMV
Elegant nose comprised of green apple, sweet rice, plum and peaches. Smooth and even fruit tones with a hint of vanilla and multiple layers
Nihon Sakari Nama Genshu Daiginjo
Nihonsakari Co., Hyogo, Japan, 16% ABV, +5 SMV
Elegantly fruity aroma with mellow texture and slightly dry yet rich flavor, nutty fruit notes and hints of herb and spice. Gluten, sulfite and tannin free
Muromachi Bizen Maboroshi Junmai Ginjo
Muromachi Brewery, Okayama, Japan, 15% ABV, +2 SMV
Made with 100% Bizen Omachi rice lends to a light and sweet aroma. Floral aromas will hit the palate followed by a rich combination of subtle accents of sourness and spiciness. Hints of pear and sweet rice.
Shichida Junmai Ginjo
Tenzan Sake Brewer Co., Saga, Japan, 16% ABV, +1 SMV
Combines the sweet aroma of white flowers and white peaches. Soft sweetness of peaches lingers on the palate followed by a refreshing acidity and a sweet, long finish full of umami.
Chiyomusubi Goriki 50 Junmai Ginjo
Chiyomusubi Sake Brewery Co., Tottori, Japan, 16.5% ABV, +5 SMV
A Junmai Ginjo that uses Tottori's local rice polished down to 50%, this sake best represents the Goriki rice series within the brewery. With its powerful and flavorful taste, this sake truly embodies its name Goriki, which means 'strong power'.
Nanbu Bijin Tokubetsu Junmai
Nanbu Bijin, Iwate, Japan, 16% ABV, +5 SMV
Fruity, ricey, sweet, full and overall beautifully balanced sake made with the local Ginotome rice. Highly aromatic with fruit and grain notes and a sweet, creamy finish.300 mL $25720 mL $50
Fukuju Blue Junmai Ginjo
Kobe Shushinkan Brewery, Hyogo, Japan, 15.5% ABV, +2 SMV
Aroma consists of tropical fruits like mangos, pineapples and papayas. The flavor of citric fruits unfolds on the palate revealing a smooth, refreshing crisp finish.300 mL $25720 mL $501.8 L $95
Hakkaisan Junmai Ginjo
Hakkaisan Brewery Co., Niigata, Japan, 15.5% ABV, +4 SMV
Spicy nose of apples and roasted nuts with a superbly clean and crisp mouth texture. Clean aftertaste with a strong reverent finish.300 mL $24720 mL $481.8 L $85
Shimeharitsuru "jun" Junmai Ginjo
$45Miyao Shuzo, Niigata, Japan, 15% ABV, +2 SMV
Gohyakumangoku rice is polished to 50% and fermented slowly to enhance the natural umami of the rice, producing a subtle aroma of citrus fruits and lemongrass, with a round clean flavor.
Kaori Junmai Ginjo
Yamagata Honten Co., Yamaguchi, Japan, 14.5 % ABV, +3 SMV
Beautiful aroma of Muscat grapes, melon and banana. Medium dry and light300 mL $23720 mL $46
Kinokuniya Bunzaemon Junmai Ginjo
Nakano BC Co., Wakayama, Japan, 16% ABV, -6 SMV
Yamadanishiki rice gives a full body characterized by a dazzling floral fragrance and a gentle taste consisting of a full bodied, savory flavor and sourness300 mL $25720 mL $50
Kubota Senju Ginjo
Asahi Brewery, Niigata, Japan, 15% ABV, +5 SMV
Calming fragrance and smooth velvety mouthfeel, crisp and slightly dry flavor with a hint of spices300 mL $24720 mL $481.8 L $80
Kikusui Junmai Ginjo
Kikusui Sake Co., Niigata, Japan, 15% ABV, +2 SMV
Light, dry premium sake with aromas of fresh cantaloupe and banana followed by medium body bringing refreshing mandarin orange overtones. Medium body with comfortable dryness300 mL $16720 mL $321.8 L $70
Hakutsuru Junmai Ginjo
Hakutsuru Sake Brewing Co., Hyogo, Japan, 14.5% ABV, +3 SMV
Gentle and elegant with whispers of cantaloupe, white grape, sweet rice, raisin and spring water. Clean and smooth with an even dry round finish300 mL $15720 mL $30
Kakeya Junmai Muroka Nama Genshu
Takeshita Honten, Shimane, Japan, 17.5% ABV, +4.2 SMV
From a 150 year old family brewery, the clean air and pure water produces a real umami taste from natural ingredients and the craftsmanship of a Toji brew master.
Suehiro Kira Honjozo
Suehiro Sake Brewery Co., Fukushima, Japan, 15.3% ABV, +15 SMV
Fruity nose filled with peach, pear and melon tones. This very dry sake consists of flavors of mineral water, walnuts and pine nuts.
Hanagaki "Wall of Flowers" Kimoto Junmai
Nambu Sake Brewery Co., Fukui, Japan, 15% ABV, +1 SMV
Complex sake packed with umami flavor and tropical fruits such as papaya, banana and a hint of coconut
Suijin "God of Water" Junmai
Asabiraki Co., Iwate, Japan, 16.5% ABV, +10SMV
Suijin meaning "God of Water", this sake reflects the highest quality of water used from the most award winning brewery in the Iwate area of Japan. With a deep and complex umami palate, this sake has hints of floral notes and jasmine720 mL $551.8 L $100
Kuroushi "Black Bull" Junmai
Nate Shuzoten Co., Wakayama, Japan, 15.6% ABV, +4 SMV
This beautifully well rounded sake is well balanced in umami,
sweetness and a hint of acidity that unfolds on the palate.300 mL $35720 mL $65
Suehiro Densho Yamahai Junmai
Suehiro Sake Brewery Co., Fukushima, Japan, 15.5% ABV, +1 SMV
The nose on this traditionally made sake is a gentle collection of rice, bread and cocoa. Super smooth and round with a gentle sweetness of tangy citrus and sweet rice.
Tenzan Sake Co., Saga, Japan, 17% ABV, +2 SMV
Calming, sweet aroma reminiscent of honey, with refreshing aromas of green apple and tarragon. A refined mild acidity completes the palate.
Kurosawa Junmai Kimoto
Kurosawa Sake Brewery Co., Nagano, Japan, 15% ABV, +2 SMV
Traditional sake brewed in the Kimoto style, medium bodied and earthy, yet smooth. A bit on the dry side but still very approachable and flexible with good fruit tones300 mL $20720 mL $34
Michinoku Onikoroshi "The Demon Slayer" Honjozo
Uchigasaki Shuzo, Miyagi, Japan, 17% ABV, +10 SMV
Green apple, cinnamon and strawberry jam on the nose with hot mocha and grape juice flavors. This sake is a perfect match with shabu shabu and ponzu sauce.300 mL $20720 mL $401.8 L $75
Suigei Drunken Whale Tokubetsu Junmai
Suigei Shuzo, Kochi, Japan, 15.5% ABV, +7 SMV
The nose is a collection of rose, wood and grape scents with a presence of fennel and hops and unripe strawberry. Extremely clean in viscosity and texture with tons of flavor.300 mL $18720 mL $341.8 L $65
Daishichi Kimoto Honjozo
Daishichi Shuzo, Fukushima, Japan, 15.5% ABV, +1 SMV
Full flavored and well balanced, this sake has a nice velvety finish. This kimoto style sake has hints of cherries, rice and marshmallows
Hakutsuru Toji-Kan Honjozo
Hakutsuru Sake Brewing Co., Hyogo, Japan, 15.3% ABV, +2 SMV
100% Yamada Nishiki rice creates a balanced and refreshing sake. Rich and mellow luxurious flavors of melon and honey.720 mL $301.8 L $58
Shochikubai Fushimizu Jitate Kyoto Junmai
Takara Sake U.S.A., California, 13.5% ABV, +2 SMV
Refined sake with flavors and aromas that are subtle and soothing. Aromas of french vanilla, cardamom and honeydew with a creamy finish300 mL $15720 mL $301.8 L $55
Genbei San No Oni Koroshi Honjozo
Yamamoto Honke Co., Kyoto, Japan, 15.5% ABV, +5 SMV
Kyoto is known for their soft water, making this sake smooth and rounded. The silky texture of this "Devil Killer" has hints of vanilla, caramel, toffee, popcorn and sweet rice.
Hanagaki Usunigori Junmai Daiginjo
Nambu Shuzo, Hokuriku, Japan, 16% ABV, +4 SMV
Dry but crisp nigori that is not too overbearing in sweetness, with a silky texture and a refreshing aroma. A little rice sediment stays on the bottom, but when you shake the bottle, it glows a beautiful milky white.
Gozenshu Bodaimoto Junmai Nigori
Tsuji Co., Okayama, Japan, 17% ABV, -4 SMV
Floral aromas of white bouquet, green apple and grapefruit followed by a mineral clean finish, this sake resembles characteristics of the chenin blanc grape. Layers of sweet and sour elements make this a complex nigori sake.
Tomoshichi Junmai Nigori
Aiyu Shuzo, Kanto, Japan, 13.5% ABV, -3 SMV
Unfiltered with a relatively mild, light flavor, with a full floral and rice aroma and a quick sharp finish.
Yuki Flavored Nigori (Cantaloupe or Strawberry)
Takara Sake U.S.A., California, 10% ABV, -30 SMV
These flavored sakes have a rich fruit taste with a good balance of acidity and creaminess. Light and easy to drink.
Hakutsuru Sayuri Junmai Nigori
Hakutsuru Sake Brewing Co., Hyogo, Japan, 15.5% ABV, -11 SMV
Brewed with Rokko water from Japan, this beautiful nigori has a refreshing aroma filled with cream, cherry blossom and white grapes, with a natural sweetness and a smooth aftertaste.300 mL $15720 mL $30
Iichiko Frasco Mugi Shochu
Sanwa Shurui Co., Oita, Japan, 30% ABV, Barley
Fragrant aromas of grape followed by ripe plum, apricot and raspberry form a powerful bouquet on the nose but turns to a more elegant and subtle mouthfeel, with soft flavors of ripe pear.
Komasa Window's Migaki Shochu
Komasa Shuzo Co., Kagoshima, Japan, 24% ABV, Barley
Aged in virgin American white oak for more than three years, this shochu is mellow on the tongue yet sweet with a buttery mouthfeel
Kaido Imo Shochu
Hamada Brewery, Kagoshima, Japan, 24% ABV, Sweet Potato
Full mouthfeel with a huge presence of umami and clean aftertaste
Hakutake Kinjo Shiro Shocu
Takahashi Shuzo Co., Kumamoto, Japan, 25% ABV, Rice
Aged in three separate barrels: white American, Cognac and Sherry, creates a dense, rich aroma and an excellent balance.200 mL $15750 mL $30
Hakutake Ginrei Shiro Shochu
Takahashi Shuzo Co., Kumamoto, Japan, 25% ABV, Rice
Fermented in low temperatures using Ginjo yeast, gives an elegant, floral aroma much like a Ginjo sake with a soft, smooth easiness to drink200 mL $13750 mL $28
Iichiko Seirin Shochu
Sanwa Shurui Co., Oita, Japan, 24% ABV, Barley
Outstanding earthy aromas combined with excellent full body.200 mL $12750 mL $25
Dassai "Beyond" Junmai Daiginjo
Asahi Shuzo Co., Yamaguchi, Japan, 16 % ABV, Classified SMV
Hand crafted by Hiroshi Sakurai, this artisanal sake is extremely limited. This brewery was the first in Japan to use a centrifuge which brings out the best of the aroma and flavors of the junmai daiginjo. The refreshing, fruity aroma of this sake matches an elegant acidity that leaves the perfect aftertaste
Tatsuriki "Akitsu" Junmai Daiginjo
Honda Shoten Brewery, Hyogo, Japan, 16 % ABV, 0 SMV
Using the super high quality Yamada Nishiki rice, this brewery focuses on the terroir. The perfect sake brewing conditions in this area includes a fine morning mist and the soil is rich in calcium and montmorillonite, producing a high quality sake that boasts a light nose of honeysuckle and muskmelon. This light to medium body sake has a gorgeous true depth of flavor that focuses on the rice and clean flavor of the water harvested from the mountain ranges of this area.
Born Yume Wa Masayume "Dreams Come True" Junmai Daiginjo
Kato Kichibee Shoten, Fukui, Japan, 16.9 % ABV, +4 SMV
Fermented for 5 years under very controlled temperatures, this sake has a mellow and elegant aroma. Its smooth and velvety flavor makes it a great sake to celebrate with when your "dreams come true".
Asabiraki Kyokusen Junmai Daiginjo
Asabiraki Sake Brewery, Iwate, Japan, 16.5% ABV, +1 SMV
Dreamy and intricate, this sake has hints of dark fruit with a light handed finish. Complex but also light and delicate in sweetness.
Denshin First Class Junmai Daiginjo
Ippongi kubo Honten,, Fukui, Japan, 16.5% ABV, 0 SMV
Limited junmai daiginjo sake with a deep fragrance and undertones of peach, mango, pear and banana with a full and complex mouthfeel.