The brewery, Sakata Shuzo, is located in Sakata city, Yamagata prefecture, which has been historically known as one of the most prosperous ports in Japan. Sakata Shuzo was established in 1949, from a coalition of five breweries which have been around since the Edo period. Currently, the president, Shoichi Sato, takes the leading role as the Toji, or master brewer, conducting the brewing process with dedication and uncompromising ways.
A beautifully rich and opulent Junmai Daiginjo from Jokigen. True to their house style it is luscious and fruit driven, with notes of peach and fresh cherry balanced by a finish of ginger and spice. Premium Yamada Nishiki rice milled to 40%.