Founded in 1903, the Saiya Brewery is one of the most award-winning breweries at the Japanese National Sake Competition. In the past fifteen years of the competition, the brewery has won an astonishing ten gold medals. Mr. Takahashi, their brewmaster, has been recognized by the Emperor of Japan as a cherished craftsman. This junmai ginjo is a favorite with new and seasoned sake drinkers alike.

96 Points
San Francisco International Wine Competition
92 Points
World Sake Challenge
Tasting Note

Hints of anise on the nose; mango and strawberry on the palate, finishing with a white pepper spice.

Food Pairing

Serve chilled with salad, spicy foods, sashimi, and desserts.

Region: Akita
Grade: Junmai Ginjo
Seimaibuai: 55%
Nihonshudo: +1.5
Rice: Akita Sake Komachi
Yeast: Special House Yeast
Pressing: Yabuta

Unique Selling Points
  • Mr. Takahashi, their brewmaster, has been recognized by the Emperor of Japan as a cherished craftsman.
  • This junmai ginjo is a favorite with new and seasoned sake drinkers alike.
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