Basic information


Brand:   Midori-Kawa  [meedory-kawa]

Type of Sake:    Honjozo

Seimai Buai:     Rice milled to 60 %

Alcohol:             15-16%


Bottle size:      720 ml

Case Pack:      12 bottles

UPC Code:     844650035018






Midorikawa Shuzo

Owned by:

Ohdaira Family     Founded: 1884


4015-1 Aoshima, Uonuma-shi, Niigata 946-0043, JAPAN



Toji (Master Brewer): Kozo Meguro – Meguro-san has been making  sake for Midorikawa since 1985, and has been a sake master since 1996.


Ingredients & Technical data


Rice:               Gohyaku-man-goku, Hokuriku # 12, etc

Water:            Soft water from the 50-meter deep on-site well.

Yeast:              #74


SMV:               +4        Acidity:          1.6       Amino acids: 1.3


No sulfites, no preservatives.


Other information


Serving temp.:    Serve chilled or warmed.

Tasting note: Delicate nose.  Clean, crisp, and refreshing taste. Distinctive flavor. All of the elements are well-balanced, a trademark of this kura.


House style- they do not focus on aroma but on quality and purity of flavor. Very defined and precise. Top flight producer of clean, pristine, connoisseur sake.

Midorikawa Shuzo won a gold medal at Japan National Sake Competition in 2015 & 2008.