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Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish Shellfish Vegetables

Category: Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 15.5%
93 Points
Exceptional
$60
2021 Best Sake

Naginata
Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish Shellfish Vegetables

Category: Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 15.5%
Emerald straw color. Complex aromas of slate, fresh croissants, hints of brie with honey, cantaloupe, and rice milk with a round, bright, fruity medium-to-full body and an effortless, complex, long apples in cream, hints of table grapes, sea salt, and ginger finish. A rich, round and robust Junmai Daiginjo that will shine at the table.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: slate, fresh croissants, hints of brie with honey, cantaloupe, and rice milk
Taste Flavor: apples in cream, hints of table grapes, sea salt, and ginger
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Sushi, Tempura, Swiss
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A rich, round and robust Junmai Daiginjo that will shine at the table.

The Producer or Importer

SakéOne Corp.

The Producer or  Importer
820 Elm St
Forest Grove, OR 97116
USA
1 800-550-7253

Junmai Daiginjo Sake

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Serve in a Stemless Wine Glass
Junmai Daiginjo’s have at least 50% of the outer hull milled away. Some high end Junmai Daiginjo’s actually get down to 65% of the hull removed. How much of the outer hull of the rice kernel is a major determinant of the final quality of the saké. The more of the hull that’s removed the higher the quality of the saké and generally the price of it as well. The term "Junmai" literally translates into “pure rice”. This is the older, more traditional method of brewing sake. Junmai Daiginjo saké can only contain four ingredients: rice, water, yeast and koji.

Pair these sakes with sushi, fusion cuisine or even scallops or pork chops.

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