classic futsu-shu style of medium acidity and umami, a round finish that becomes more expansive when warmed. While most futsu-shu available in the US adds massive quantities of distilled alcohol and does not polish the rice much, this sake is polished to 70% and has a minimal amount of alcohol added, resulting in a sake that is smooth and easy drinking at any temperature.
Tozai is brewed in Kyoto Prefecture in the Kinki region.
Kizakura was founded in Kyoto in 1926 and is most famous for its company character depicted as the river monster kappa in TV commercials. The company motto is “Our first principle is quality.” This is the attitude that they have championed as they continue to strive to develop sake products for every aspect of their customers’ lives. Kizakura has become a nationally-reknowned brand and continues to produce innovative sake to reach wider audiences.