Using a new strain of rice, Hakutsurunishiki, brewers created a wonderful full-bodied drink with a satisfying floral aroma. This exceptional sake is characterized by hints of jasmine and orange blossom with a dash of vanilla, and its refined finish. Sit, sniff and sip to achieve harmony.
Nishiki is brewed in Hyogo Prefecture in the Kinki region.
Hakutsuru Brewing Company
Hakutsuru is the largest and one of the oldest sake manufacturers in Japan located in the famous Nada region in Hyogo prefecture. This region enjoys good solar insolation and the temperature difference between night and day in the summertime reaches 20°F, making it suitable for making rice. About 10% of all sake production in Japan is in this region. Hakutsuru benefits from excellent water sources including pristine spring water from Mt. Rokko, and the famous spring water specifically for sake making called "Miyamizu" which if found at the corner of the 1000-year-old Nishinomiya Shrine.This, in addition to advanced brewing technologies, allows Hakutsuru to make a wide variety of excellent sake.