Urakasumi was founded in 1724 when they received a sake making license and about 200 years ago, they were appointed as a brewery to dedicate sake to the gods of the jinja (shrine).
Their motto: "A genuine sake brewed meticulously, delivered with professionalism" resumes well our method. The brewing process is made sincerely and with care to provide our customers the highest quality. They can then enjoy a sublime Japanese sake through its richness while experiencing its pleasant and comfortable feeling.
Shiogama is located approximately 300km north of Tokyo. The inlet at Shiogama was adored by the nobility and poets of ancient Kyoto and its beauty has been extolled in numerous poems. Shiogama Jinja, recently designated as a National Important Cultural Property, has a history of over one thousand years.
Miyagi is one of the premier rice growing areas of Japan and Sasanishiki and Hitomebore are some of the famous rice varieties produced in the region. Also, having the Sanriku Coast, one of the world's most famous fishing grounds nearby,
Shiogama is abundant in fresh seafood and the port is well known for its tuna catch. The nearby town of Matsushima is acknowledged as one of Japan's three most scenic sites. Oysters from Matsushima Bay are particularly famous nationwide. Shiogama's inner-city area is dotted with numerous sushi restaurants, and the fresh seafood is relished by a great many people.
Urakasumi has developed and refined the quality of its sake in Shiogama, an area blessed historically and in terms of its culinary culture.
The signature sake of Urakasumi. Beautifully balanced with flavour, creamy texture and a long finish with a hint of melon.
Enjoy this sake chilled, room temperature or warm.
Polishing Ratio: 50%