向井酒造 MUKAI SHUZŌ 'Kyo no Haru' Nigori
Rice Variety: Kyo no Kagayaki
Type: junmai muroka namagenshu nigori
Polishing Rate: 67%
Ingredients: rice, water, yeast, kōji
Brewing: pressed with sediment added back to the sake to create a nigori, unpasteurized, undiluted, unfiltered
Serving Temperature: lightly chilled to lightly warmed
Notes: Mukai Shuzō is headed by the groundbreaking Mukai Kuniko. Not only is Kuniko one of Japan's first female tōjis 'master brewers' but she's one of the most talented and creative tōjis producing today. She has a keen instinctual ability to envision taste and incredible technical prowess using entirely junmaishu 'pure rice sake' production--allowing her stunning sakes to sing.