Special offer from Tokyo Direct: a premium sake brand HAKKAISAN 八海山 from Niigata Prefecture.
Well-crafted sake with the clean and balanced taste, the brewery has been a key supplier in Japanese sake market.
This special (i.e. Tokubetsu) Honjozo sake is a standard in Hakkaisan's series. It has the mild and smooth taste with clear finish. It is also amazing to drink this sake in warm temperature. When gently warming this sake, we feel the delicious aroma.
The prefecture has the greatest number of local breweries in Japan. Niigata is the area with heavy snowfall in the winter, and the nature produces a spring water suitable to sake brewing. It is also renowned for the rice crops farming. The background directly led to the development of their original sake brewing culture.