On pouring, Byakko Bespoke’s appearance is clear and crystalline, with a faintly gold shimmer when held to light. Its aroma boasts sophisticated nuance of herbs and fruits, like white pear and peach. On drinking, Byakko Bespoke presents a creamy, smooth and rounded mouthfeel that spreads with a gentle tartness, then a pleasant alcoholic bite that gives way to tart and bitter to tie the experience together. Byakko Bespoke is best imbibed at 5-10℃°（41-50°F）, directly from refrigerated storage for an elegant presentation of flavors and aromas.
Origin Yamagata Grade Junmai Daiginjo Alcohol 15.7% Polishing 18% SMV -2 Size 720ml
Sake Hundred 百光 | Byakko
Byakko strives to be a bottle of the purest in quality. Made with unequaled technique and craftsmanship, Byakko brings elegant aroma, uncomplicated clarity of flavor and a pleasant finish that lingers. Byakko promises an eye-opening experience in the highest sake quality for drinkers the world over.
As our flagship in the highest sake quality, we created Byakko with the idea of bringing light to drinkers’ lives for 100 years and beyond. Byakko promises a light to illuminate your future, perfect for celebrations, well-wishes and a portent of luck for future endeavors.
Origin Yamagata Alcohol 15% Polishing 18% SMV -2 Size 720ml
Elegance, provided by nature
With Shirin, raw sake rice is polished to 18% for a pronounced clarity of ﬂavor before storage in a mizunara Hokkaido Japanese oak barrel. Hokkaido, known for its pristine natural environs and rural charm, produces these oak barrels that imbue the sake with a forest-like aroma and open the door to a new world of sake.
A new elegance born of oak
Shirin promises layers of scent and ﬂavor. The ﬂavor is bold and tart in the mouth, smooth and creamy, with pleasant, smoky notes from oak cask storage, intriguing bitterness and hints of mineral. The ﬂavors are in superb balance, playing off the nuances imparted by oak casks for a truly novel experience.
Nine-day oak storage brings exquisite aroma
Stored as raw sake in oak barrels for nine days, Shirin unabashedly takes on woody nuance. A strong oak ﬂavor at three to four days melts into the sake at ﬁve or more, bringing ﬂavors that surprise even the brewers themselves.
A miracle bestowed on a 1995 vintage,” a once-in-a-lifetime bottle
Twenty years since the initial brewing process began in 1995, Gengai has aged into a markedly complex and dimensional miracle, with sweet, tart, bitter and umami weaving together in each sip. Gengai is the epitome of vintage sake – a bittersweet reminder that even unthinkable disaster can birth once-in-a-lifetime greatness.
Mature mellowness meets a graceful aroma
A deep and alluring amber in color, Gengai entices with a mellow and multilayered aroma and flavors. On the tongue, a graceful sweetness and umami with a pleasing tartness. Sweet, tart, bitter and umami become one with a mature mellowness and clarity of flavor.
Patience and time yield greatness
When aged under appropriate conditions, sake undergoes chemical reactions that imbue deeper, more complex flavors and entrancing colors. With long gestation, a vintage can also develop surprising clarity and dignified, regal flavors. These changes cannot be purposefully induced and the exact outcome of the aging process is something only time and nature decide.
Dense and sweet; Sake as dessert
Upending the notion that sake is best enjoyed paired with a meal, Amairo is the world’s first dessert sake. Sweet, tart and bursting with umami, Amairo is a flavor like no other, bringing complex notes that layer one over another in each voluminous sip. Amairo is additionally a world apart in its production, utilizing the unique ruijo method to brew sake using sake for a dense and original flavor.
Delightfully dense, perfectly sweet
Decadent and sweet, Amairo’s flavors are almost unlike sake at all. Distinct tartness bolsters and brings out Amairo’s sweet flavors for an experience that never gets old. Layers of complex flavor work in harmony in each sensational sip.
Tartness and umami developed by nature. No added yeasts
No yeast is added to Amairo during brewing, preserving an organic brewing method that harnesses nature itself to produce its own yeast and bring richness and complexity to every bottle.