Class: Junmai Ginjo
Rice-Polishing Ratio: 55%
Brewery Location: Niigata
Food Pairings: Chop Suey, Yakitori (Tsukune)
Tasting Notes: Has a gentle aroma and a semi-sweet acidity that evolves in your mouth. Notes of grain and flowers, with excellent umami. Most enjoyable chilled, but can be great warmed as well.
Profile: Established in 1830 with the motto of "quality first". Brewing sake is making rice. Not only do they focus on obtaining high quality sake rice, they dedicate time and effort in their labs to increase said rice's quality. Their efforts do not stop there however - in order to help sustain the environment, they implement the ISO14000 system of environmental sustainability, and also participate in various activities to preserve their natural surroundings. Additionally, they hold tea ceremonies, concerts, and cultural events for the local community. The goal is to make a fun, sustainable, and ultimately enjoyable environment with sake.
MTC Sake is the Japanese Beverage branch of New York Mutual Trading Company.