5 is the universal number of
balance and harmony,
a symbol of union and quintessence.
For IWA, the number 5 represents Assemblage. The controlled play of the many Sake elements to define a world of possibilities.
From there, we select the few worth pursuing and refining into euphony. It’s all there. In its right place. At the right moment. Then, the whole has only to be fully revealed through the slow process of bottle maturation.