Origin: Yamagata Prefecture
Polishing Ratio: 40%
Highly aromatic nose of winter fruits, melon, peaches, with mineral notes of rainfall and dried leaves. Settled, deep, elegant with well-textured. Clean throughout, crisp finishing.
The Saruhashi area of Myoko city where Ayu Masamune Brewery is located is one of the most heavily snow-covered areas in Niigata Prefecture. In the winter season the brewery will be wrapped and covered in snow that is about 2 meters deep. The brewers work hard to make sake in the midst of the harsh nature. It is said that the brewers who is going to celebrate 140 years of brewing sake since its establishment will spare no efforts in making sake more and more for everyone in the future.