Dassai 23 - Junmai Daiginjo

A multiple award-winning premium sake from Yamaguchi Prefecture with an exceptionally high rice polishing ratio.

£82 per item

Made using only the finest Yamada Nishiki rice, polished to an astonishing 23% of its original size, Dassai 23 is a sake of superior quality, purity and delicacy of flavour. Characterized by its fragrant floral aroma, and smooth mouthfeel, the Dassai 23 offers a well-balanced sweetness with notes of ripe fruits, gentle acidity and a lingering finish.
Pairs well with seafood, grilled meat and vegetables.

Best served chilled.
Sake Meter Value: +4
Acidity: 1.3
Dry and Light.
Rice polishing ratio: 23%
Rice: Yamada Nishiki
Grade: Junmai Daiginjō
Junmai (lit. ‘pure rice’) indicates that no additional alcohol or additives were used in the brewing process.
Daiginjō is a premium category sake known for its high-quality, often fragrant aroma and refined flavour. To be classified as daiginjō the sake must meet specific requirements such as the polishing ratio of the rice being at least 50% (meaning that the rice is 50% of its original size). This process removes the impurities and undesirable flavours contained within the outer shell of the rice, leaving only the starchy inner core and allowing for a smoother and more delicate sake.

ABV 15%

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