Sari is Sanskrit for rice. And it is from the Sanskrit that the Japanese word for sushi rice, “shari”, is derived. Mouri Shuzo has been producing sake through the use of traditional methods for over the last hundred years. Inspired by the legend of swordsman Sasaki Kojiro and his secret sword skill, the “Turning Swallow Cut”, Sari has adopted the symbol of the swallow. In the first year of its production, swallows appeared at the brewery and began to nest.
This sake is crystal clear, with a slight yellow cast. Subtle notes of ripe pear and green bamboo are met with hints of steamed rice and camembert. This sake has a well-balanced acidity and astringency. Elements of bitterness help to create a rich flavour that is both natural and
Kanzashi is a pure rice wine that appears clear, with a slight sheen. It has a mild smell that is derived from rice and a Maillard reaction between reducing sugars and amino acids. It is plump, rich, and deep in taste, but leaves a pleasant finish. It pairs well with
This sake has a yellow tint. It features hints of ripe banana, mushroom, honey, and maple syrup. This classic sake is exceptionally smooth.
Grade: Tokubetsu Junmai
Kake-Rice: Yamadanishiki, 60% Polishing
Koji-Rice: Yamadanishiki, 60% polishing