Heart of Gold
Round and full-flavoured, with gambolling fruit and floral displays joined by riper fruit and grassy nuances. Glacial incrementations of flavour achieved by sub-zero bottle ageing impart both silky viscosity and depth.
Kinoshita Brewing Company
Kinoshita Brewing Company, established in 1842, produces sakes that are richly flavoured and crisp-drinking. Since 2008 they have been made under the direction of Philip Harper, the only non-Japanese toji in Japan.
Rice variety: Yamadanishiki
Brewing method: Sokujo
A sake to savour slowly, chilled at first, then gradually warming in the bottle. Very versatile across many cuisines.