Kokuryu “Daiginjo” label
Kokuryu “Daiginjo”
Decisive taste, imperturbable balance

Crystal Dragon

Kokuryu “Crystal Dragon” expresses its daiginjo identity not through fragrant aroma but with decisively good taste. Its hallmarks are structure, flavour depth and, one notices at last, imperturbable balance.

Fukui Prefecture

Chubu

Kokuryu “Daiginjo” bottle
Kokuryu Sake Brewing Corporation

Kokuryu Sake Brewing Corporation

Fukui Prefecture

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Kokuryu labels resound with deep flavour, but what makes them unique is their overall finesse. Sakes with big taste profiles can sometimes be overbearing and lacking in clarity. Kokuryu skillfully avoids this, bringing together rich flavour and delicate balance in a unique expression of the sake-maker’s art.

Kokuryu “Daiginjo” label

Technical Specifications

Classification: Daiginjo
Rice variety: 500 Mangoku
Yeast: House Yeast
Brewing method: Sokujo

50%

polishing ratio

15–16%

alcohol

1.1

acidity

+4.4

SMV


Serving recommendations

With its resolute taste and clean balance, Kokuryu “Daiginjo” pairs well with umami-rich seafood like squid, scallops and sea bream. Excellent with nimono (vegetables and meat or fish simmered in stock) and other dishes with bold flavour profiles.

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