Takizawa Junmai Daiginjo


59,72  / 1000 ml

Elegant aroma of ripe banana, lychee and peach

Brewery: Shinshu Meijou, Nagano
Rice: Yume Nishiki
Type: Junmai Daiginjo, 49 %
Alcohol vol.: 16 %

Takizawa Junmai Daiginjo


Takizawa Junmai Daiginjo is a premium Sake of highest quality at a sensational price. Thanks to the elegant and fruity flavour profile, this sake can be served as a refreshing aperitivo, but also as a pair for light dishes. With a layered nose of bright flowers and exotic fruits, the Takizawa is already appealing in the nose. On the tongue you can find compley notes of ripe pear, lychee and mountain peach. The mellow and thick texture matches the delicately light dryness in the finish.

Polishing ratio

49 %





Amino acid

Water hardness


Storage temp.

5 ºC

Drinking temp.

8 ºC

Ideal with marinated or fatty dishes such as wagyu beef or seared salmon.

SHINSHU MEIJOU translates as „freshly brewed Sake from Nagano”. With a history that dates back more than 180 years, SHINSHU MEIJOU is one of the oldest sake breweries in Nagano. In difficult times after the Second World War, Japan was affected by a great famine, and people hardly had enough rice to eat, not to mention rice for Sake brewing. Born out of this necessity, four small local Sake breweries decided to team up, and pool their strengths, know how and resources. Besides wanting to preserve the old techniques and the art of Sake brewing, SHINSHU MEIJOU is one of the first breweries in Nagano that created the temperature controlled fermentation and maturation of their sake. This way, the Sake can develop much deeper layers of taste and aroma. Furthermore, they are famous for processing only small batches of rice at a time, which finally leads to a unique result: soft with full body and a balanced umami are characterize the sake range from SHINSHU MEIJOU. To date, the brewery was awarded 21 times in a row with the prestigious gold medal at the National Sake Awards.

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