Akashi Tai Junmai Daiginjo

Saké - Nihonshu - 16% - 72 cl

Akashi Tai is a junmai daiginjo sake made from the highly prized Yamadanishiki rice grown in the Hyogo region. This fine rice is polished until only 38% of the grain remains, after which two full months are spent from breeding to completion.

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Akashi Tai is a junmai daiginjo sake made from the highly prized Yamadanishiki rice grown in the Hyogo region. This fine rice is polished until only 38% of the grain remains, after which two full months are spent from breeding to completion.

Expressing a pronounced nose with melon, lemon, bitter orange, green grass and sage, Akashi Tai Junmai Daiginjo also offers a beautiful balance between mineral and bitter flavors that gives a long finish without ever being too strong.

Based in the city of Akashi, not far from Kobe and Osaka, Akashi-Tai is a family brewery whose name comes from the fish farming activity of the city, especially the sea bream fishing (Tai in Japanese). It has been producing sake, umeshu and yuzushu for more than 140 years according to ancestral elaboration methods and selects the best local ingredients such as Yamadanishiki rice from the Hyogo region.

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Details Akashi Tai Junmai Daiginjo

Type

Saké - Nihonshu

Category

Junmai Daiginjo

Brewery

Akashi Sake Brewery

Region

Honshu - Hyogo

Strength

16%

Volume

72 cl

Polishing Rate

38% (Rice grain remaining)

Rice Type

Yamada Nishiki

Packaging

Bottle only

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Brewery

Brewery Akashi Sake Brewery

Based in Akashi since 1856, the Yonezawa family brewery has been producing Japanese sake and liqueurs for over a century. Marketed under the Akashi-Tai brand, their name pays homage to the gilthead sea bream ("Tai" in Japanese), emblem of Akashi City.


Made from a fine selection of the best Gohyakumangoku and Yamadanishiki rice, Akashi-Tai sakes are produced in small quantities, under the supervision of Kimio Yonezawa, Master Toji of the house and also Master Blender & Distiller from the adjacent Kaikyo distillery.

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Serve chilled

Serve chilled

Best served chilled (approx. 4 to 8°C)

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Appetizer

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