New release of aged sake that has won two gold awards, “Ancient Sake 2000 Asahikawa”
``2000 Asahigawa'' won the gold medal at the global sake competition ``Kura Master 2022'' and Australia's first sake competition ``Australian Sake Awards.'' To commemorate this award, we will be releasing a special package (375ml) of our new product, ``Ancient Sake 2000 Asahikawa.''
``2000 Asahigawa'' aged sake recognized around the world
``2000 Asahigawa'' is an aged sake that has won gold medals in international competitions and is recognized by sommeliers around the world.
“Kura Master 2022” is a sake competition for French people held in France. The judges are professionals who are active in Europe, including top sommeliers and barmen from France's top hotels, and holders of the MOF certification recognized by the French state as the highest level of craftsmanship.
The attention is not limited to Europe; a sake competition called the "Australian Sake Awards" was held in Australia for the first time in 2022. This competition is judged by professionals who are ``closest to consumers'' such as Australian sommeliers and food and beverage industry workers.
Many professionals around the world praise the rich flavor that can only be found in ``2000 Asahikawa.''
・Kura Master 2022 Aged Sake Category Gold Award ・Australian Sake Awards Aged Sake Category Gold Award
A bottle that looks great on the dining table
Until now, we have been selling ``2000 Asahigawa'' in a gift set of 180ml aged sake that allows you to enjoy multiple brands. This time, we will be selling a single bottle, and will be offering it in 375ml, the same as a half bottle of wine.
The slender, streamlined bottle makes the deep color of ``2000 Asahikawa'' look even more beautiful.
"2000 Asahi River"
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Sake Main brewing raw material rice: Dewa Sansan Rice polishing ratio 70%
Alcohol content: 19 degrees or more and less than 20 degrees, stored in tank at room temperature
As soon as you put it in your mouth, you'll be greeted with an elegant acidity and rich aromas of banana, caramel, and oak that are unique to aged sake. It has plenty of sweetness, with a refreshing plum-like flavor that lingers. A masterpiece with great acidity and sharpness.
Brewing company: Asahikawa Sake Brewery (founded in 1848, Kahoku Town, Yamagata Prefecture)
Asahigawa Sake Brewery is located in the Yamagata (Murayama) Basin in Tohoku. Founded at the end of the Edo period, the company has continued to carry on the tradition, and in recent years has focused on research into the production of Junmai Sake and Junmai Ginjo Sake. At the same time, they are also engaged in research and development of aged sake, and their knowledge, such as differences in aging methods, types of sake, and age of aging, is attracting attention.
Price: 12,000 yen (excluding tax)
“2000 Asahi River” won a gold medal in a global competition. During the year-end and New Year holidays, some people may drink alcohol when their families get together. Please enjoy the mellow aroma and sweetness of ``2000 Asahigawa'' with your family.
You can purchase ``Ancient Sake 2000 Asahikawa'' here.