The aroma of sake really affects the taste. The aroma can be classified into four basic types:

・Fruity Fruity or flowery aroma. Mainly dai-ginjo and ginjo sake.

・Light and smooth Mild and smooth taste with a moderate aroma. Regular sake, honjo-zoshu sake, and pure sake.

・Full-bodied It has umami and a plump aroma. Mainly junmai sake.

・Matured Complex aroma of dried fruits and spices, a thick sweetness, and thick flavor. Mainly long-aged sake and old sake. Use this as a guide to select a sake.