Japanese Sake List
Information on hundreds of Sakes, including photos of bottles, spec sheets, and brewery information
Class: Junmai Daiginjo
Rice-Polishing Ratio: 35%
Brewery Location: Niigata Prefecture
Food Pairings: Shrimp Tempura, Grilled Unagi "Kabayaki", Wagyu Steak
Tasting Notes: Tsugu has a delicate and elegant floral aroma with a soft and mouthfeel. Splendidly balanced flavor, and a clean, dry, medium-long finish. This sake is Asahi Brewery's greatest achievement, and represents the culmination of all of their history, technique, research and technology.Only 2500 bottles are produced each year.
Profile: Established in 1830 with the motto of "quality first". Brewing sake is making rice. Not only do they focus on obtaining high quality sake rice, they dedicate time and effort in their labs to increase said rice's quality. Their efforts do not stop there however - in order to help sustain the environment, they implement the ISO14000 system of environmental sustainability, and 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.