FUKUMITSUYA:

SAKE MAKER IN KANZAWA

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Fukumitsuya
The oldest sake maker in Kanazawa.
Established in 1625. Water, essential for sake making, is pumped up from a 100 year- old groundwater 150m down below, blessed by the holy Mt.Haku.

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Sake is brewed with the highest quality rice and malt in the traditional process and method.

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Sake rice is decomposed and alcoholized in a tank.

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Side story: Sake ? Wine ? What is the difference ?

Its stable rich body is completed by the 4 factors; water, rice and malt are intricately interwoven with an experienced sake craftsman called "toji" while wine, no need of saccharification, is influenced by the year's grape harvest , which makes wine change in taste. And the changes of taste are adored by connoisseurs.

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