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Ryusei: Junmai Sake Crafted in a Serene Environment



Ryusei White Label Junmai Ginjo is an elegant sake that conjures a beautiful flavor coming from the Yamadanishiki rice polished to 60% of its original size. Recommended to enjoy chilled.




Ryusei Nagomi Tokubetsu Junmai is an ideal table sake that can be enjoyed with a variety of dishes, as well as a wide temperature range from chilled to warmed to hot.

Fujii Shuzo is a long-standing sake brewery operating for over 150 years in Takehara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Facing the Seto Inland Sea, the region is known for its serene, mild climate, which once thrived in salt production thanks to the environment. The brewery also takes advantage of this mild weather, clean groundwater and beautiful locality to produce junmai sake. This fall two of their signature sakes will be available in the U.S., Ryusei White Label Junmai Ginjo and Ryusei Nagomi Tokubetsu Junmai.

Made from Yamadanishiki rice, known as the best rice for sake, Ryusei White Label boasts a hint of Muscat and a melon-like aroma with a clean texture and sharp finish. From the rice it also has a distinct umami that lingers for awhile, making it a great match with sushi and sashimi. On the other hand, Ryusei Nagomi is made from locally grown Hattannishiki rice that tends to produce a sweeter and richer flavor. The abundant umami complements food very well while its acidity cleanses the palate, naturally accompanying meals such as tempura and sashimi.

Fujii Shuzo (Japanese only)