Class: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice: Yamada Nishiki
Rice-Polishing Ratio: 35%
Brewery Location: Hyogo
Food Pairings: Japanese food, Chinese Food, French Food.
Tasting Notes: Using their naturally Dried Yamada Nishiki rice from Arata Kousaku's organically fertilized farm, they are able to reach the highest level of quality. The aroma is modest yet fruity, and the first sip conveys an incredible roundness of flavor, both contributing to the balance of this canvas of character.
Profile: As far as Sake Rice goes, Yamada Nishiki is king, and within Yamada Nishiki there are various rankings. Honda Shoten only uses the best of the best - super high quality Yamada Nishiki rice grown in Hyogo prefecture's Miki city and Kato city. This is the basis of their art, and they only will use this top tier rice. Their sake's names bear the names of the farms that they source their rice from.
MTC Sake is the Japanese Beverage branch of New York Mutual Trading Company.