Japanand China have a unique calendar called the “12 Chinese Zodiac”. 12 kinds of animals are assigned to each yearin a sequential manner, and the year 2023 is the year of “Rabbit”.Eachzodiac animal has various meanings to wish for happiness, and Rabbit symbolizes“leap forward and improvement”. Thisproduct “U” is a set of two brands of Vintage sake that have been matured since1999, the year of Rabbit 24 years ago, and we have made it with the hope thatit will be a year where everyone can make a leap. JapaneseVintagesake matured over the period of 24 years under proper management is very richin flavor and aroma. Inaddition, the picture of the rabbit on the package was painted by an artistwith an intellectual disability. It is awork characterized by rich colors and delicate touches. Please enjoy a wonderful time with the tasteof a miracle that cannot be reproduced.

①1999 Fukumitsuya(180ml)

Sake Jummai

Ingredient:Rice・Rice Koji

Polished rice ratio:65%

Alcohol content:15%

Tank storage
Room temperature


This sake features a balance between sweet and sour tastes similar to apricot jam. The brilliant aroma of caramel due to the long maturation process fills your senses and the faint spicy aftertaste can be enjoyed over and over.

FukumitsuyaBrewery(Establishedin 1625)

This brewery has the longest history in Kanazawa, the capital of Kaga which has developed its own unique culture in the Hokuriku Area. The cool and clear water which takes 100 years to flow down from the sacred Mt. Hakusan and the distinct climate of the 4 seasons help make this shochu. The traditional techniques continue to undergo evolution and the brewery put its entire focus on Junmai Sake in 2001.

②1999 Narimasa

Sake Jummai

Ingredient:Rice・Rice Koji

Polished rice ratio:60%

Alcohol content:15~16%

Room temperature bottle storage


Light and delicate aged sake made by maturing Gohyakumangoku for 20 years. The sweet and flowery aroma of honey or tea made through maturation followed by a broader taste with mild sweetness as well as subtle bitterness. A solid sourness also presents a refreshing dryness.

NarimasaBrewery Co., Ltd.(Establishedin 1894)

The small-sized brewer uses local sake-brewing rice in Nanto City as well as fine water “Yarinosaki no Mizu” from Mt. Iouzen with its lush greenery. This sake-making water was named after a story about how spring water gushed out when the warrior Narimasa Sassa pierced the land. Currently, this water is also used for rice farming.