Dassai DEX 45

Saké - Nihonshu - 16% - 72 cl

Sake Dassai DEX 45 is a celebration of tradition and the benefits of fermentation, representing the pinnacle of sake-making expertise.

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Made from Yamadanishiki rice, considered the most prestigious for sake production, this beverage is crafted from rice grains polished to an incredible 45% of their original volume. This meticulous approach creates a rich and diverse aromatic palette, with distinct notes of pear, grape, pineapple, apricot and watermelon, as well as subtle nuances of chestnut and puffed rice.

This rich, structured and powerful sake can be enjoyed chilled as an aperitif or as an ideal accompaniment to a variety of dishes, including raw fish and even cheeses. Thanks to its exceptional qualities and complex taste, Dassai DEX 45 offers a balanced, nuanced sensory experience.

The tradition of fermentation, ancient and respected for centuries in Japan, is at the heart of the design of this sake. The fermentation process, aided by the use of the microscopic koji fungus, is a crucial element in the making of sake, and in the creation of exosomes, the elements derived from fermentation. This ancestral technique, praised for its benefits to human health, is celebrated through Dassai DEX 45, highlighting the virtues of fermentation for physical and mental well-being.

Dassai DEX 45 Sake embodies the perfect blend of tradition and modernity, fusing the age-old foundations of fermentation with contemporary advances. It reveals an innovative approach to the art of sake, offering a harmonious balance between health benefits and taste pleasure, providing a rich and satisfying experience for the senses and the mind.


Details Dassai DEX 45


Saké - Nihonshu


Junmai Daiginjo




Asahi Shuzo


Honshu - Yamaguchi




72 cl

Polishing rate

45% (Rice grain remaining)


Rice - Water - Koji - Yeast

Rice variety

Yamada Nishiki


Bottle only

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Brewery Asahi Shuzo - Dassai

Founded in 1948 in the Yamaguchi region, Asahi Shuzo is now famous around the world for its Dassai Sake line.

Nestled in a lush mountainous region not far from the town of Iwakuni, Asahi Shuzo was producing ordinary sake and was in decline when Hiroshi Sakurai took over the small family business in 1984 and decided to shift production to high-end sake.

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Wild flowers, cereals, hay, grass, aromatic herbs, ...

Serve chilled

Serve chilled

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



Will accompany perfectly your fish, seafood, sushi, ...

Yellow fruits

Yellow fruits

Notes of peach, apricot, apple, pear, plum, ...