AZOLLA exemplifies Matsunotsukasa's approach to its raw material, sake rice. Born from their gratitude towards the environment in the rural village of Ryuou in Shiga Prefecture, this organic junmai ginjo uses only Yamadanishiki rice grown by their contracted farmers in pesticide-free fields. "No agricultural chemicals or synthetic fertilisers" is easy to say, but only possible with the long hours and painstaking effort that our contract farmers put into raising their crop.
This sake releases a burst of aroma in the mouth, while the beautifully rounded, fine and delicate flavour still brings through the strength of the original rice. Please enjoy the flavor of the people and land of Ryuou, given shape and depth by the brewing traditions handed down there.
This sake has been made with the traditional Kimoto style. This gives it extra flavors that come out when you drink it warm.