Masumi Okuden Kantsukuri ‘Mirror of Truth’ Junmai ($27.99): This Sake comes in at +3 on the dryness scale. It displays aromas of red berries and cantaloupe. The palate is layered and rich showing a fruitiness that is balanced by a smooth, earthy, and dry finish. Enjoy cold, or warm up to enhance the roundness of this sake.
Hoyo Sawayaka ‘Summer Breeze’ Junmai ($22.99): This Sake is smooth, full-bodied, and extremely well balanced. The rice is polished to 60% and uses exceptionally pure water. It falls in the middle of the sweetness scale but displays a dry nuttiness on the crisp clean finish.
Kokuryu Kozuryu ‘Nine Headed Dragon’ Junmai ($29.99): This sake is light-bodied but full flavored. Notes of pear and apple mingle with a hint of nuttiness. Slightly on the dry side of the scale with fantastic balance and an extremely smooth finish.