After pressing, this sake is aged for over 1 year at ultra-low temperature of -10 to -15degC. This aging gives the sake a rich and deep complex flavor of sweetness and umami. Wonderfully smooth, deep and yet hints of youthfulness. It brings a new dimensional to Yamahai style sake.
Origin 福井 Fukui Alcohol 17% Polishing 50% SMV +4 Size 720ml
“Gold” has an elegant nose comprised of green apple, sweet rice, plum skin, and peach aromas.
The palate is rich and creamy, with a slight fruitiness that makes Born quite quaffable. Born Gold finishes soft and easy with a medium sweetness and very light, clean acidity.
Origin Fukui 福井 Alcohol 15% Polishing 50% SMV +1 Size 1800ml2013 Japan Warm Sake Contest – Gold Prize2013 US National Sake Appraisal – Gold Medal2014 US National Sake Appraisal – Gold Medal2015 US National Sake Appraisal – Gold Medal2016 Los Angeles IWC – Gold Medal2016 US National Sake Appraisal – Gold Medal2017 ‘Sake That Tastes Good in a Wine Glass’ awards – Grand Gold medal in the Daiginjo category.
Winter is not often imagined as the season when flowers bloom. A cold camellia that blooms in such a winter. “Born Kantsubaki” is also a Junmai Daiginjo sake that conveys the strength and nobility of the core in the fragility, like the Kantsubaki that blooms dignifiedly in the snowy Echizen garden. The sake rice used is Yamada Nishiki from Hyogo’s special A district. The sake brewed as Junmai Daiginjo was aged for two years in an ice temperature room kept at 0 degrees after bottling. Please experience the transparent texture and the moist taste that comes from aging for 2 years.
Origin Fukui 福井 Alcohol 16% Polishing 35% SMV +2 Size 720ml
This is one of the flagship items from well-known brewery “KATO KICHIBEE” of Fukui perfecture of Japan. It was awareded gold medal in the IWC. Made with the highest quality of YAMADANISHIKI in Special Region “A” in HYOGO pref. 2Yrs of aging under 0 (zero) degree C that produces a fruity sake with an aroma reminiscent of grapefruit. It’s sophisticated yet mellow flavor flows irresistably over the tongue. It’s fully ripened aroma is ever present regardless of whether it’s warmed or chilled. Althought it is not common to recommend such a premium sake to enjoy warm, but please try and you’ll be convinced. Best serving is “Chilled”. But you can enjoy “On-the-rock” or “warmed” Sake.
Origin Fukui 福井 Alcohol 16% Polishing 38% SMV +5 Size 720ml
The taste is clean with a subtle nose. Well balanced taste & fragrance that comes with a hint of grapefruit at the finish. This sake was awarded the Champion Junmai at the International Wine Challenge 2010 (IWC).
Origin Fukui 福井 Alcohol 15% Polishing 50% SMV +1 Size 720ml
Aged for a full five years at -8 degrees C / 23 degrees F – the ultimate Junmai Daiginjo sake. The fruity aroma of ripe melon, banana, pineapple, and papaya fills your palate. It is moderately sweet, yet the finish is crisp and clear. The flavor is diverse with a note of honey and caramel that develops from long-term aging. It represents the very best of Japanese sake.
Origin Fukui 福井 Alcohol 16% Polishing 20% SMV +2 Size 720ml
Aged for a full five years at -8 degrees C / 23 degrees F – the ultimate Junmai Daiginjo sake. The fruity aroma of ripe melon, banana, pineapple, and papaya fills your palate.
It is moderately sweet, yet the finish is crisp and clear. The flavor is diverse with a note of honey and caramel that develops from long-term aging. It represents the very best of Japanese sake.
Origin Fukui 福井 Alcohol 16% Polishing 35% SMV +3 Size 720ml
Born Yumehamasayume Junmai Daiginjo 16% 1000ml / Dreams Come True. In Japan’s National Liqueur Competition of Autumn 23,“Yume wa Masayume” won the first prize for an aged sake. It’s characterized by a deep aroma, smooth flavor and a sharp, strident aftertaste. Many Japanese celebrities choose this sake to celebrate their achievements.
Origin Fukui 福井 Alcohol 17% Polishing 35% SMV +4 Size 1000ML