The Art of Sake Discovery Box is a monthly set of 2 different Sakes sent to you at the beginning of every month.
The 2 Sakes will be imported from Japan specifically for this discovery box, and will be made up of at least
(1) Premium Daiginjo or Junmai Daiginjo &
(1) Premium Sake (Junmai grade and up)
You will be charged the first month's subscription on checkout, and subsequently on the 28th of every month. and sake discovery box delivery will be on the First Friday of every month.
The cut-off date for ordering the sake discovery box will be on the 1st of the month. (ie, any orders after the first will be for the next month's discovery set). You can cancel your subscription at anytime before this date.
We will have limited bottles of the Discovery Box Sakes for sale on our website, it will be previewed a week before the Discovery Set is delivered, and will be available for purchase on the First Saturday of the month. While stocks last.
Sake Information, Tasting notes, and suggested pairings on the monthly Sakes will be available on our website, theartofsake.com
Monthly Discovery Box Preview
Eikun Junmai Daiginjo Ichigin
Elegant aroma with silky smooth texture. It won a gold medal in the 2019 International Wine Challenge
Kawatsuru Junmai Ginjo Olive Yeast
The Olive fruit is a symbol of Kagawa. It is even used to feed Sanuki Wagyu. This sake is made with yeast isolated from Kagawa Olives.
Senkin Junmai Daiginjo Issei
Part of the Senkin Premium Series, Senkin promises the smooth and beautiful flavours of an ultra polished Junmai Daiginjo with a twist.
W Yamadanishiki Junmai Muroka Nama Genshu
The W in this series stands for both Watanabe Shuzo, and "Warai", laughter in Japanese. Japanese Comedy is played to the sake mash, to ensure happiness for the sake, the brewery staff, and the consumer.
First review! Got this one from @interriceasia as part of the June subscription box. Loved how the bottle label resembles more of a wine rather than a typical sake with Japanese calligraphy. I get muskmelon & apricots. Pleasantly well-balanced, starts off with refreshing fruity notes, and has a good amount of lingering umami. Smooth texture, has a polishing ratio of 45% although it's only listed as a junmai shu