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Dassai Junmai Daiginjo 45

The classic Dassai label made with the finest sake rice, polished down to 45%.

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Asahi Shuzo is a brewery in Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, that continues to defy the norms of sake brewing. Rather than relying solely on the intuition and experience of a single master brewer, the brand has a penchant for team effort, involving all employees in the brewing process. The brand strives for sake that that "tastes delicious to anyone”, by creating their fragrant Junmai Daiginjo with Yamada Nishiki, a grain regarded as the "finest sake rice”. "Daiginjo" refers to sake made from rice polished down to 50% or less, known for its fruity and floral flavor profile.

Dassai is a brand that enjoys high acclaim both domestically and abroad for its full range, with Dassai Junmai Daiginjo 45 standing front and center as the classic standard. The "45" represents the rice polishing ratio, indicating this Junmai Daiginjo is brewed from Yamada Nishiki rice polished down to 45%. Its taste pairs well not just with Japanese cuisine but also with French and other cuisines, making it a recommended choice for sake beginners.


  • Asahi Shuzo's flagship brand aims for "delicious sake that anyone can enjoy," not confined by traditional sake brewing norms.
  • "Dassai Junmai Daiginjo 45" is polished to 45%, offering a fruity and floral flavor profile.
  • An ideal introductory sake for those new to the experience.


  • Described as the entry-level of Dassai, it is characterized by its soft and delicate aroma.

    Described as the entry-level of Dassai, it is characterized by its soft and delicate aroma.

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Do you have pamphlets in other languages? (If so, please also inform us of the supported languages)


English pamphlets available.


If there is a problem with the product after opening, can I return or exchange it?


Yes. Please contact Asahi Shuzo directly at (0827-86-0120).


Is it possible to purchase it overseas?


Yes. It is available internationally. For more details, please contact (0827-86-0120).



Name in Japanese
獺祭 純米大吟醸 45
Asahi Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Sales Locations
Dassai Online Store etc.
Official Website
Official Website (English)