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Sogen “Noto no Kuni” Yamadanishiki, with ceramic cup, served with tomato quiche
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Sogen “Noto no Kuni” Yamadanishiki

Ishikawa prefecture

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The pride of Noto no Kuni

From the far ends of the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa prefecture, Sogen Brewing Company pours its heart into crafting this iconic junmai. A perfect embodiment of the Noto style and region, this rich and umami-driven junmai packs a food-friendly punch. Flavors of steamed rice, ripe honeydew and leafy greens are sure to bring a smile to you and your friends at the dinner table no matter what is on the menu.


Brand Sogen
Brewery Sogen Brewing Company
Category Junmai
Subcategory N/A
Taste Profile Rich & Dry
Rice variety Yamadanishiki
Yeast variety Association No. 14
Alcohol 15.0%
RPR ? 65%
SMV ? +4.0
Acidity ? 1.3
Values listed are at the time of production.

Serving Temperature

The best serving temperature of Sogen “Noto no Kuni” Yamadanishiki is cold (40-60°F), room temp (70°F), warm (85-115°F) or hot (120°F-).
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Sogen “Noto no Kuni” Yamadanishiki - Ishikawa prefecture

Sogen is made in Ishikawa prefecture in the Hokuriku region.

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Tasting Notes

  • Rice

  • Melon

  • Aloe Vera

    Aloe Vera

Recommended Pairing

  • Seafood

  • Meat

  • Veggies


Sogen Brewing Company

Tucked away at the tip of Ishikawa’s Noto Peninsula, Sogen Brewing Company has existed in the rural town of Suzu since 1768. Founded by the Hatakeyama samurai clan, they are of noble descent and were even visited by the crown prince in 2018. With a focus on being food friendly and staying true to their heritage, they are driven by the powerful flavors of rice and umami and make sake for the fishermen and farmers in the area. A seasoned veteran with more than 60 years of experience, their brewmaster pours his soul into making a brew that truly represents their home and history.

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