The Yoshida brewery in Shimane region began brewing sake in 1743 for the Hirose clan in the Edo period. The Gassan brand which means “between the mountain and the moon” refers to the mountain castle Gassan Tomita. Every year, the best sake, which he called “Gassan”, was presented to Lord Hirose. The region is renowned for the purity of its spring water, which is taken directly from the well, and is the least mineralized in Japan.
月山 クラウド 純米吟醸
Naturally sparkling sake, following a continuous fermentation in the bottle. With its typical ginjo aroma, it is characterized by its cork. Winner of the gold medal at the Sake for tasting in a wine glass competition in 2020.
Grade of sake, also called “pure rice”, composed of water, rice and koji, with rice polished to more than 40%. Sake with more present rice aromas.
Naturally sparkling sake, following a continuous fermentation in the bottle.
Sake rice that gives clear, dry and lightly fragranced sake.
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