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Daiginjo Genshu

大吟醸原酒 The Akashi Sake Brewery

Daiginjo Genshu is one of Akashi-Tai’s most iconic sakes. Combining the sweetness of the Yamadanishiki rice grain with one of the most uniquely full flavour ranges it balances greater strength with a robust and fruity finish.

Properties

An elegant aroma with subtle notes of honey and white spring flowers. This Daiginjo offers a fruity and floral palate with delicate aromas of pear, as well as notes of aniseed to accompany a dry finish.

  • CategoryDaiginjo
  • RiceYamadanishiki (grand cru, Hyogo prefecture)
  • Rice polishing ratio38%
  • ABV17%
  • Volume300 ml and 720 ml
  • Serving temperature6-13°C

Daiginjo Genshu is one of Akashi-Tai’s most iconic sakes. Combining the sweetness of the Yamadanishiki rice grain with one of the most uniquely full flavour ranges it balances greater strength with a robust and fruity finish.

Properties

An elegant aroma with subtle notes of honey and white spring flowers. This Daiginjo offers a fruity and floral palate with delicate aromas of pear, as well as notes of aniseed to accompany a dry finish.

  • CategoryDaiginjo
  • RiceYamadanishiki (grand cru, Hyogo prefecture)
  • Rice polishing ratio38%
  • ABV17%
  • Volume300 ml and 720 ml
  • Serving temperature6-13°C
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Daiginjo Genshu Pairing Suggestions

大吟醸原酒ペアリング

Our recommended pairings

Lamb or duck with a rich sauce, Oysters and other seafood, Marinated salmon and all types of sushi and sashimi

How to enjoy

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Sake comes best served in a fine wine glass to reveal its intense flavours, with delicious floral notes and the famous Japanese “umami”. Our sakes can also be enjoyed in a traditional Ochoco and Tokkuri sake set.

Perfectly complementing a range of cuisines, it offers a moreish drinkability that can be enjoyed over several courses, or just before a meal to whet your appetite. Whether you prefer it chilled to preserve the full spectrum of flavours, or gently heated on a winter’s evening, each of our sakes has a unique flavour and strength.

Daiginjo Genshu's Awards

大吟醸原酒の受賞歴

We are extremely proud of our achievements.

Meiningers International Spirits Awards_gold-2020
Meiningers International Spirits Awards_Silver-2019