Dassai 50 Junmai Daiginjo Tasting Note

May 06, 2014

Dassai 50 Junmai Daiginjo Tasting Note

Dassai 50 is a premium junmai daiginjo sake, made from only rice milled down to 50%, water and koji mold. Clean, soft and very subtle, the balanced aromas and a mild sweetness envelop the senses making Dassai enjoyable on its own, or with a meal of refined cuisine.

A centrifuge machine used for separating completed sake from the lees. Asahi Shuzo was the first company in Japan to use such a machine.

The falvor of Dassai 50 Junmai Daiginjo is a mixture of sweetness and fruit extracts. It is like a clear with a very light aroma that can surely make you feel relax. The aroma of the Dassai 50 Junmai Daiginjo is a mixture of fruity sense, light alcohol, pineapple and rice.

Category Junmai Ginjo
Rice Polishing Ratio 23%
S.M.V. +4
Acidity 1.3
Amino Acid Level 0.8
Rice Yamadanishiki
Water Soft water
Alcohol content 15~16%
Brewery Asahi Shuzo
Region Yamaguchi
Toji Mr. Hidetaka Nishida
Sweet Semi-Sweet Semi-Dry Dry Extra Dry
Fragrant Light Aged Rich

Best way to enjoy this sake

Cold Room Temp. Body Temp. Warm
good good

Best matching food

Lighter Fare Richer Fare After Meal
good good  

White fish sashimi, Fish cake