Sho Chiku Bai Shirakabegura Junmai Daiginjo

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UPC: 086395 506051
Brewed in: Nada, Hyogo, Japan
ABV: 15.5%
Rice: Yamadanishiki
Rice Polishing Ratio: 45%
SMV: 0
Sulfite Free Gluten Free

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If you prefer wine that isn't too sweet but still has a fruity flavor, Sho Chiku Bai Shirakabegura Junmai Daiginjo may be right up your alley. Unlike regular daiginjo sake, this unique sake has a slightly different flavor depending on whether you drink it warm or cold. That versatility makes it a fun addition to any meal. You can serve cold Shirakabegura Junmai Daiginjo one night with mild chicken breasts and the next at room temperature alongside seasoned salmon — both nights, it will taste equally good.

Traditionally served chilled, Shirakabe Junmai Daiginjo has a full-bodied palate with a hint of sweetness and a smooth, velvety feel in the mouth. Clear and bright in the glass, it has subtle aromas of pear, melon, banana and petrichor. The flavors of vanilla, melon, banana and white mushroom are enhanced by a hint of sweetness.

Though traditionally chilled, this junmai daiginjo can also be warmed, retaining its balance and heightened creaminess, and gaining a stronger umami profile. Savory notes of rice, cream of wheat, and ripe banana also emerge.

Junmai Daiginjo Sake: Part of a New Japanese Tradition

Sake has been around for at least 1,500 years, maybe more. Japanese history books mention the fermented rice wine and the many cultural milestones it has played a role in. The drink remains a staple in Japan, and it has become increasingly popular abroad as people sample the complex and full flavors that different types of sake have to offer. Each one is slightly different and serves a distinct purpose, much like a great wine or beer.

Select Takara Sake for SHO CHIKU BAI SHIRAKABEGURA Junmai Daiginjo

If you want the best Junmai Daiginjo, you can't go wrong with Takara Sake USA Inc. Our huge selection and long history of sake production have elevated us to the number one sake store in America. We carry a range of beverages perfect for any occasion, from a casual brunch quiche to a supper of soup. When you buy from Takara, you'll receive:

  • Exceptional customer service designed to answer all your questions
  • Fantastic flavors and taste combinations you won't find elsewhere
  • Fresh ingredients used to create standout sake

Sake does not require the use of artificial preservatives. We understand that many people have special dietary needs, so we are happy to say that our sake is gluten-free. Order a bottle of our Shirakabegura sake today for a new experience you'll always treasure. Expand your horizons and your palate.

Taste Profile

Hot Cold Room Temp










Full-bodied and delicately fruity

Pairing Suggestions

Served cold, this sake sets off lightly flavored foods that have a subtle, savory edge, including steamed fish, poached chicken breast, scallops and warm mushroom quiche. Served warm, this sake suits somewhat more robustly flavored foods, including sea urchin, salmon (raw or poached), and eel, as well as mild Korean soft tofu soup.

Wine Comparisons

Fruity, full-bodied white wines with a trace of sweetness, such as Vouvray and Alsace Pinot Blanc
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