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Asahiyama “Junmai”
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Asahiyama “Junmai”

Niigata prefecture

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A junmai through and through

Have you heard of Asahiyama “Junmai,” from the makers of the famed brand Kubota? This locally loved sake uses 100% Niigata rice, and has a great balance between savory and sweet. Bearing a fuller, creamy and buttery aroma on the nose, you’ll find the flavor has some rice bran sweetness and that familiar dry finish on the tongue. Serving slightly warm enhances the fuller texture that just melts on your tongue.


Brand Asahiyama
Brewery Asahi-shuzo Sake Brewing Company (Kubota)
Category Junmai
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Rice-grown-in-Niigata
Yeast variety N/A
Alcohol 15.0%
RPR ? 65%
SMV ? +1.0
Acidity ? 1.5
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Asahiyama “Junmai” is cold (40-60°F), room temp (70°F) or warm (85-115°F).
  • Recommended
  • Not Recommended


Asahiyama “Junmai” - Niigata prefecture

Asahiyama is made in Niigata prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Chestnuts

  • Cream

  • Toasted Malt

    Toasted Malt

Recommended Pairing

  • Seafood

  • Meat


Asahi-shuzo Sake Brewing Company (Kubota)

Asahi-shuzo Sake Brewing Company was established in 1830 with the motto “quality first.” Brewing good sake comes down to making good rice. Not only do they focus on sourcing high quality sake rice, they dedicate their time and effort in their labs to continuously increase the quality of their harvest. Their efforts do not stop there. In order to help sustain the environment, they implemented the ISO14000 system with environmental sustainability. They also participate in various activities to preserve their natural surroundings. Additionally, they hold tea ceremonies, concerts and cultural events for the local community. The goal is to make a fun, sustainable and ultimately enjoyable environment with sake.

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