SAKE

The focal point of Umi is its commitment to sake educating our guests and offering an extensive list to sample and enjoy from.

SAKE GLASS POURS

sho chiku bai

$7- gl/ $75- 1.5L bottle

dry, light, clean

 

tsukinowa kinen honjozo

$8- gl/ $99- 1.8L bottle

smooth, light vanilla, hint of sweetness

 

sayuri nigori

$8- gl/ $21- 300ml bottle

light, creamy, cherry blossom, subtle fruit tones

 

kurosawa nigori

$8- gl/ 42- 720ml bottle

fruity nose, soothing, apricot

 

sawayaka junmai

$10- gl/ $55- 720ml bottle

soft, smooth, tangerine, sandalwood

 

hana hou hou shu sparkling rosé

$13- gl/ $33- 300ml bottle

rose petals, champagne, hibiscus

 

hatsumago junmai kimoto

$10- gl/ $28- 300ml bottle

vanilla, nutmeg, apple tart, crisp clean finish

 

oka ginjo

$12- gl/ $160- 1.8L bottle

floral bouquet with a touch of pear and melon

 

tamagawa yamahai namagenshu

$12- gl/ $63- 720ml bottle

rich, robust, citrus, roasted nuts

 

okunomatsu junmai ginjo

$10- gl/ $55- 720ml bottle

toasty koji presence, star anise, orange peel

 

yoshinosugi omachi taru yamahai

$13- gl/ $72- 720ml bottle

vanilla, smoky rice, gentle smooth cedar tones

 

konteki daiginjo

$13- gl/ $72- 720ml bottle

star anise, banana chips, sweet rice

 

sake flight

sample any three                    $19-

sample any five                       $29-

NIHONSHU

SAKE FROM JAPAN

small format 180-300ml bottle

yuri masamune honjozo

“beautiful lily” – akita prefecture

$15-/ 200ml       smv: +2.5

nutty and earthy notes, mellow rustic structure

 

kikusui jukusei funaguchi nama genshu

kikusui shuzo – niigata prefecture

$20-/ 200ml can                 smv: -2

wild, lightly sweet, robust flavors,

recommended over rocks

 

fukujukai komedake junmai

“pure grain” – aichi prefecture

$22- 180ml        smv: +8

smooth, dry, structured, great with heavier foods

 

kikusui junmai

niigata prefecture

$24-/ 300ml       smv: +2

melon, pear, well rounded richness, clean finish

 

housui tokubetsu junmai

“fragrant water” – tokushima prefecture

$25-/ 300ml       smv: +5

earthy, toasted rice, grassy, wild mushrooms

 

hatsumago junmai kimoto

“first grandchild” – yamagata prefecture

$28-/ 300ml       smv: +2

vanilla, nutmeg, apple tart, crisp clean finish

 

takara fune junmai ginjo

“treasure ship” – okayama prefecture

$32-/ 300ml       smv: +3

refreshing, cherry blossom, touch of fire on finish

 

dewasansan junmai ginjo

“green ridge” – yamagata prefecture

$37-/ 300ml           smv: +4

floral nose, fruity notes, apple tartness, elegant finish

 

tamanohikari junmai ginjo yamahai

“divine light” - kyoto prefecture

$31-/ 300ml       smv: +1

vanilla, subtle earthiness, clean dry finish

NIHONSHU

SAKE FROM JAPAN

small format 300-500ml bottle

ippin junmai daiginjo

“rare beauty” – ibaraki prefecture

$33-/ 300ml       smv: +4

 

mu junmai daiginjo

“nothiness” – hyogo prefecture

$39-/ 300ml       smv: +2

melon, grape, strawberry hints with whisper finish

 

miyashita nigori

“sacred mist” – okoyama prefecture

$27-/ 300ml       smv: -5

zesty, young coconut, sweet cream, almond

 

sayuri nigori

“little lily” – hyogo prefecture

$21-/ 300ml       smv: -11

light, creamy, cherry blossom, subtle fruit tones

 

hana hou hou shu sparkling junmai rosé

“sparkling flower” – okoyama prefecture

$33-/ 300ml       smv: -40

rose petal & hibiscus infused, pear, sweet cream

 

sakura emaki purple rice rosé

“scroll of cherry blossoms” – akita prefecture

$42-/ 360ml       smv: -24

cherry blossom aroma, apple, berries, crisp finish

 

daku junmai nigori

“cloud’s embrace” - niigata prefecture

$47-/ 500ml       smv: -12

spritzy, mild & creamy tones, bright & crisp finish

 

kamoizumi komekome specialty

“happy bride” – hiroshima prefecture

$49-/ 500ml       smv: -60

crisp, fruity, semi-sweet, light & refreshing

 

kura no hana junmai daiginjo

“fair maiden” – miyagi prefecture

$55-/ 500ml       smv: +2

floral aroma, anise, light and delicate

SAKE COCKTAILS

st. valentine  13

hana hou-hou shu sparkling hibiscus-infused sake,

citrus vodka, st. germain elderflower, lemon

 

lemon blossom sake   10

fresh lemon juice, finamoré limoncello,

sho chiku bai sake

 

elderflower sake  10

kurosawa nigori sake, st. germain elderflower liqueur

 

pomegranate sake   10

pomegranate purèe, kurosawa nigori sake

 

mint sake   10

fresh pressed mint, sho chiku bai sake

 

lychee sake  10

giffard lychee liqueur, sho chiku bai sake

 

cucumber sake   10

fresh pressed cucumber, sho chiku bai sake

 

mango sake    10

mango purèe, sho chiku bai sake

 

ginger sake   10

fresh pressed ginger, sho chiku bai sake

 

for heaven’s sake   10

domaine de canton ginger liqueur, cranberry,

sho chiku bai sake

 

orange blossom sake  10

pierre ferrand dry curacao, orange,

sho chiku bai sake

JUNMAI/SPECIALTY

SAKE FROM JAPAN

regular format 720ml bottle

miyasaka yawaraka junmai

“sake matinee” – nagano prefecture

$47-/ 720ml          smv: -4

smooth and gentle with a hint of wild plum

 

bijofu junmai

“the gentlemen” – kochi prefecture

$53-/ 720ml          smv: +4

tropical nose, hint of spice & cedar, clean finish

 

genji junmai

“shining prince” – miyagi prefecture

$56- 720ml           smv: +3

cedar, grassy, citrus, crisp clean taste

 

suijin junmai

“god of water” – iwate prefecture

$55-/ 720ml          smv: +10

dry fire, round, smooth, pecan, prominent fruit

 

sawayaka junmai

“summer breeze” - miyagi prefecture

$55-/ 720ml           smv: +5

soft, smooth, tangerine, sandalwood

 

atago no matsu honjozo

“waiting love” – miyagi prefecture

$51-/ 720ml          smv: +7

tropical aromas, citrus, light body & dry finish

 

akitabare shunsetsu honjozo nama

“spring snow” – akita prefecture

$53-/ 720ml          smv: +2

light, hints of melon and cream, pleasant dry finish

 

tamagawa yamahai namagenshu

“red label” - kyoto prefecture

$63-/ 720ml           smv: +3

rich, robust, citrus, roasted nuts

 

yoshinosugi taru omachi yamahai

“cedar country” - nara prefecture

$72-/ 720ml          smv: +1

vanilla, smoky rice, gentle smooth cedar tones

GINJO/NIGORI

SAKE FROM JAPAN 

regular format 720ml bottle

setsugetsu bijan junmai ginjo

“snow moon beauty” – yamagata prefecture

$46-/ 720ml     smv: +3

almond, mineral, lightly creamy, very dry

 

okunomatsu junmai ginjo

“hidden pine” – fukushima prefecture

$55-/ 720ml          smv: +4

toasty koji presence, star anise, orange peel

 

kikusui junmai ginjo

"chrysanthemum water" - niigata prefecture

$65-/ 720ml          smv: +1

hints of citrus and persimmons with dry, sharp and smooth finish

 

fukuju junmai ginjo

"longevity"– hyogo prefecture

$69-/ 720ml          smv: +2 

superb fruity notes, elegant layers of pear and melon, balanced and clean finish

 

yuki no bosha junmai ginjo

“cabin in the snow” - akita prefecture

$77-/ 720ml           smv: +1.5

soft, light, peach, strawberry, papaya, pepper finish

 

kurosawa nigori

“black creek” – hyogo prefecture

$42-/ 720ml          smv: -13

fruity nose, smoothing, apricot

 

miyashita nigori

“sacred mist” – okoyama prefecture

$59-/ 720ml          smv: -5

zesty, young coconut, sweet cream, almond

 

dassai ‘50’ junmai ginjo nigori

“otter festival” - yamaguchi prefecture

$68-/ 720ml           smv: +6

vibrant strawberry, muscat, lively acidity

DAIGINJO

SAKE FROM JAPAN 

regular format 720ml bottle

konteki daiginjo

“tears of dawn” - kyoto prefecture

$72-/ 720ml          smv: +3

lush notes of tropical banana, anise and truffle,

full bodied with velvety smooth finish

 

chokaisan junmai daiginjo

“chokai mountain” - akita prefecture

$89-/ 720ml          smv: +1

hints of gardenia, blueberry and pear nose, round, soft and smooth, layers of strawberry and grape flavors

 

ichiro junmai daiginjo

“abbey road” - yamagata prefecture

$109-/ 720ml     smv: +4

floral aromas, bright flavors of strawberry, melons and papaya, dry and gently fading finish

 

ginga shizuka junmai daiginjo

“divine droplets” - hokkaido prefecture

$124-/ 720ml        smv: +3

gravity dripped sake, pear and spiced nose, persimmon and plum flavors, medium bodied with ethereal finish

 

watari bune junmai daiginjo

“liquid gold” - ibaraki prefecture

$153-/ 720ml      smv: +3

elegant, deep and layered, flavors of honeydew, pineapple and peaches, one of the most prized sakes in the world!

 

maboroshi kurobako

junmai daiginjo genshu

“mystery” - hiroshima prefecture

$199-/ 720ml     smv: +1

a masterpiece, mélange of fuji apple, sweet melon and delicious koji, highly awarded and truly amazing!

NIHONSHU

SAKE FROM JAPAN 

regular format 1.8L bottle

tsukinowa kinen honjozo

“blue hue” - iwate prefecture

$99-/ 1.8 litre       smv: -5

gentle fire, medium dry, exceedingly drinkable

 

 

dewazakura oka ginjo

“cherry bouquet” – yamagata prefecture

$160-/ 1.8 litre           smv: +5

flowery bouquet with a touch of pear and melon

 

 

konteki daiginjo

“tears of dawn” - kyoto prefecture

$180-/ 1.8 litre     smv: +3

lush notes of tropical banana, anise and truffle,

full bodied with velvety smooth finish

 

 

sawayaka junmai

“summer breeze” - miyagi prefecture

$140-/ 1.8 litre       smv: +5

soft, smooth, tangerine, sandalwood