Toyokuni sake brewery / 豊国酒造

Gakujuro Daiginjo undiluted (720ml)

學十郎 大吟醸 原酒 (720ml) | Sake / 日本酒
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Annual Japan Sake Awards2019 Ginjo Division Gold prize

"Gakujuro Daiginjo undiluted" is a daiginjo sake created by Toyokuni Brewery, which makes all of their sake by hand in the delicate process of "funeshibori," using Hyogo "Yamada Nishiki", the finest type of sake rice, milled to 40%, and fermented at a low temperature over a long period. Aizu Basin is a snowy area with a rich natural environment that is scorching hot in summer and freezing cold in winter. In this environment, they use as little machinery as possible, wash all of their rice by hand, and use the traditional funeshibori technique to brew their sake, taking considerable time and effort. This sake is characterized by its powerful, gorgeous fragrance, and the flavor that brings out the refined, delicate taste of the rice. In addition to winning several competitions in Japan and around the world, this Daiginjo was also provided to world leaders at the 2019 G20 summit, and is beloved by sake connoisseurs.

[About "Gakujuro"]
"Gakujuro", named after the company's founder, is the flagship brand of Toyokuni sake brewery, which only uses the traditional methods of brewing sake by hand. With a small group of eight experts, the sake is brewed by hand. It is characterized by a fruity fragrance, and a refined sweetness that stays in your mouth after you drink it.

[Pairing food proposed from Vendor]
Carpaccio, white fish sashimi, boiled chicken, fresh cheese

[Important notes]
- We do not sell alcoholic beverages to underage.
- We do not deliver this product to the following countries and areas.
China (excluding Hong Kong), Korea

平成30酒造年度全国新酒鑑評会 吟醸部門 金賞

全ての日本酒カテゴリーを「槽搾り」という丁寧な手仕事で酒造りを行う豊国酒造が、酒米の最高峰である兵庫県産「山田錦」を使用し40%まで磨いて長期低温発酵させた大吟醸が「學十郎 大吟醸 原酒」です。夏は猛暑、冬は厳寒という自然豊かな雪国・会津盆地。この地で機械による作業工程を極力減らし、洗米は全て手洗いで丁寧に処理し、昔ながらの槽搾りで職人の手で手間と時間を費やして醸造しています。本品は華やかでゴージャスな香り、上品で繊細な米の旨みが感じられる味わいが特徴です。国内外における数々のコンクールでの受賞歴のほか、2019年のG20大阪サミットでは各国首脳陣に提供されるなど、上質を知る人に愛される大吟醸です。




Size: 90 x 110 x 340 mm

Product: Japanese sake / 日本酒

Prefecture of production: Fukushima / 福島県

Top categories: Sake / 日本酒

Preservation: Keep in a cool and dark place / 冷暗所

Gift box: With gift box / 化粧箱あり

Sake category: Daiginjo / 大吟醸酒


Season: All season / 通年

Taste positioning: Aromatic sake / 薫酒

Dry / Sweet: Medium / 甘辛

Better temperature to drink: Rocks (5℃) / 雪冷え, Cold (10℃) / 花冷え, Norma (15 - 20℃) / 常温

Alcohol degree: 17%vol.

Polishing ratio: 40%

Sake Meter Value: +2

Acid level: 1.3

Choice1: sake rice:

Choice2: yeast starter: Sokujo-moto / 速醸系

Choice3: pressing: Filter press / 自動圧搾機, Fukuro-tsuri / 袋吊り

Choice4: charcoal fining: Yes / 濾過

Choice5: dilution: Genshu (none) / 原酒

Choice6: pasteurisation: Once / 一回火入れ

Choice7: storage: Stored in bottles / 瓶貯蔵, Stored in freezing temperature / 氷温貯蔵

Award name: International Wine Challenge (IWC)Sake Competition, 全国新酒鑑評会

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