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Hakkaisan “Junmai Ginjo”

Niigata prefecture

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A signature taste for a signature sake

Hakkaisan’s signature junmai ginjo is blessed with a wonderful crispness like a cool, brisk morning. A quick sniff evokes floral scents as if you’ve just stepped into a lavish garden. With a clean, gentle rice flavor and a dash of dryness, this sake is a must try. Every swig is polished off with an ardent finish that just might turn you into a sake fanatic-exactly what you’d expect from a high-quality sake.

This product has been discontinued, and replaced with RPR 45% Hakkaisan “Junmai Daiginjo” in the beginning of 2021.


Brand Hakkaisan
Brewery Hakkaisan Brewery Company
Category Junmai Ginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety GohyakumangokuKoshiibukiTodorokiwaseOther
Yeast variety Association No. 701
Alcohol 15.5%
RPR ? 50%
SMV ? +4.0
Acidity ? 1.2
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Hakkaisan “Junmai Ginjo” is cold (40-60°F).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended


Hakkaisan “Junmai Ginjo” - Niigata prefecture

Hakkaisan is made in Niigata prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Melon

  • Apple

  • Walnuts


Recommended Pairing

  • Sushi/Sashimi

  • Seafood


Hakkaisan Brewery Company

Hakkaisan Brewery Company was founded in 1922 in the foothills of Mount Hakkai, in an area with snow accumulating over 10 feet at times. The snowmelt water is naturally filtered by the mountain, providing water for the rice fields and for the elegant sake they produce. Their signature Niigata style is known as “tanrei karakuchi,” which is crisp, clean and dry, achieved by slow, low-temperature fermentation. They only use handmade “koji” and produce in small batches, and their guiding principle is to produce sake of the highest quality that pairs well with food.

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