Tamanohikari Super Premium Ginjo Sake NV

Synopsis, Our Opinion: A real treat and a scrumptious Sake.

Producer/Winery: Tamanohikari Sake Brewing Company; Kyoto, Japan.

Rice Variety: Bizenomachi rice.

Geographic Appellation: Japan.

Vintage: NV

Price: $39.60 (with a 10% mixed case discount)

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Seared tuna, baked potato and roasted brussels sprouts.


    Chilled before drinking. Clear, almost colorless, just a slight lemon color tint. Potent banana pudding aroma with wisps of pineapple. Silky smooth, slightly creamy with a 1,000-grit texture. Robust banana, coconut and yeasty flavors that just continue on and on in a tranquil mouth-feel that ends with a slight tart upturn. WOW, a savory sake that paired perfectly with the lightly seared fresh tuna. A real treat and a scrumptious Sake.

Gently massaging koji mold into the rice to activate it
Photo from Tamanohikar.
Comments: Learn more about Tamanohikar and their saki.

Alcohol Content: 16-17%

Closure: Screw cap.

UPC Code: 4 907005 000294

Imported by: Mutual Trading Company; Los Angeles, California.