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Kubota “Manju”
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Kubota “Manju”

Niigata prefecture

$87.40 member price
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The crowning jewel of the Kubota series

500 years of sake making experience have culminated in Kubota “Manju,” a sake said to be one of the finest around. This crowning achievement has a plush texture with several layers of flavor. Each sip is a new journey, revealing more and more, like watching an artist paint up a gorgeous portrait. With countless gold medals under its belt, and more than a few high recommendations, Kubota “Manju”s timeless taste is one that you will always enjoy.


Brand Kubota
Brewery Asahi-shuzo Sake Brewing Company (Kubota)
Category Junmai Daiginjo
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Light & Dry
Rice variety Gohyakumangoku,  Rice grown in Niigata
Yeast variety N/A
Alcohol 15.0%
RPR ? 33%
SMV ? +2.0
Acidity ? 1.2
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

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


Kubota “Manju” - Niigata prefecture

Kubota is made in Niigata prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Pear

  • Flower


Recommended Pairing

  • Sushi/Sashimi


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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