Daiginjo, which is graded for competitions, is stored for a long time in a cave. A mellow yet complex drink. At the first tasting in 2023, this sake received the top class rating from multiple tasters and received the Ripe and Warm 3 Glass Award.
Jukurokaru Daiginjo 10 years or more
|熟成年数||over 10 years|
- アルコール度数：17 degrees
Tochigi Shimazaki Sake Brewery started storing Daiginjo sake for competitions in 1970.
A maturing method that utilizes natural caves (*) to maintain a temperature range of 15℃ in summer, 5℃ in winter, and an annual average of 10℃ to prevent overripeness creates Daiginjo long-aged sake with an elegant, delicate, and complex flavor. Masu.
It has a mellow texture and an elegant, long aftertaste, so you can enjoy it just by drinking it, but
It is also a dish with a strong taste.
*The Cave Storage is the site of a factory that was dug into the side of a mountain to manufacture tanks at the end of World War II.
Approximately 100,000 bottles of sake, ranging from short-term to long-term aging, are aged in an environment similar to the world's finest wine curves in a 600m-long space intersecting eight caves.
種別 大吟醸 精米歩合 40% 使用酵母 － 原材料 Rice (domestic rice), rice koji (domestic), brewed alcohol 原料米 Yamada Nishiki 原料米の生産地 Hyogo prefecture 杜氏 － アッサンブラージュ 有
(Mature and Warm Bar Master / Toki SAKE Association Executive Director)
A fragrance reminiscent of sweet apricots and white flowers that is typical of Ginjo aging. When you drink it, the sweetness spreads throughout your mouth, and the umami flavor kicks in afterwards.It has a beautiful finish and a glamorous taste. The aftertaste is long and can be enjoyed on its own.
(Former National Tax Bureau Chief Appraiser)
Pale yellow. A light caramel scent at the top.
The sweetness of sotolon (caramel-like) and the nuances of chocolate and nuts.
The taste is ripe and sweet, like dried fruit, with an elegant finish.
(Director of ITTEKI, Japan Sake and Meat Research Institute)
Elegant aromas of nuts, dried figs, and flowers.
When you put it in your mouth, it's smooth and the sweetness spreads across your tongue, giving it a melt-in-your-mouth texture.
The second half is balanced and tightened by a touch of bitterness and light acidity.
It's more enchanting to drink alone than with a meal.
(Yushima Tenjinshita Sushi Hatsu 4th generation / 1st JSA SAKE DIPLOMA competition winner)
It's fragrant but not overly rich and creamy.
A fluffy taste like custard cream.
The length of the aftertaste is full and elegant.
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