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Hideyoshi

Suzuki Shuzoten is one of the oldest continually operating sake houses in Japan, and one of Akita's most well known and respected breweries. Founded by Matsuemon Suzuki in 1689, the brewery has been run by the Suzuki family for 19 generations. The name Hideyoshi was given to the brewery by the local lord Satake. It is said that he tasted all of the sake in Akita and judged the sake of this brewery to be the very best. For over three centuries, Suzuki Shuzoten has strived to live up to the high standards set by the Hideyoshi name.

How has Suzuki Shuzoten been able to brew such premium generation after generation? The answer begins with the sake rice they use, which is almost always of higher quality and milling than is typical for the classification. This yields smoother sakes, with incredibly long finishes. Furthermore, the brewery is committed to using only local Akita sake rice, imparting the deep, rustic flavors to their sakes that make them so exceptionally food friendly. Add to that the skill and dedication of long-time toji Shigemasa Ishizawa, and you can see why Hideyoshi sake consistently finishes strongly at competitions.

Suzuki Shuzoten Awards

International Wine Challenge 2019

  • Trophy Medal - Hideyoshi Junmai Daiginjo
  • Silver Medal Hideyoshi Daiginjo
  • Silver Medal - Hideyoshi Daiginjo Matsuemon

International Wine Challenge 2015

  • Silver Medal - La Chamte
  • Silver Medal - Hideyoshi Junmaishu Genshu Ryuban
  • Hideyoshi Akinota Junmai Ginjo

    Akita

    Hideyoshi Akinota Junmai Ginjo

    $60.00

    An award winning light, smooth junmai ginjo which develops into a crisp richness with a fruity, herbal aroma and lemon grapefruit notes. Akinota means Autumn Fields. Recommended with Sushi, Oysters and Seafood.

    Grade: Junmai Ginjo
    Rice: Akita Komachi
    Polish: 55%
    SMV: +3.5
    Alcohol: 15.5%

    From Akita Prefecture.

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  • Hideyoshi Daiginjo 720ml

    Inter Rice Asia

    Hideyoshi Daiginjo 720ml

    $85.00

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    Inter Rice Asia

    Hideyoshi Daiginjo 720ml

    $85.00

    A blend between Yamada Nishiki and Akita Komachi, this Daiginjo offers a fruity fragrance and elegance due to the 40% polishing ratio and low temperature fermentation.

    International Wine Challenge 2019 – Silver medal awarded

    Grade: Daiginjo
    Rice: Yamadanishiki
    Polish: 40%
    SMV: +3.5
    Acidity: 1.2
    Alcohol: 15.0%

    From Akita Prefecture.

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  • Hideyoshi Honjozo Namachozo Hyoutan

    Suzuki

    Hideyoshi Honjozo Namachozo Hyoutan

    $17.00

    Pasteurized only once, this sake is youthful and vibrant, with notes of toasted nut, fresh bread and lychee. Perfect for serving chilled with salads and fresh fish.

    Grade: Honjozo
    Rice: Menkoina
    Polish: 65%
    SMV: +0.5
    Acidity: 1.3
    Alcohol: 14.0%

    From Akita Prefecture.

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  • Hideyoshi Junmai Daiginjo

    Suzuki

    Hideyoshi Junmai Daiginjo

    $95.00

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    Suzuki

    Hideyoshi Junmai Daiginjo

    $202.00

    Pretty aroma of pineapple, lemon curd and fresh grapes. Delicate and refreshing with a citrus tail. A storage state in the sake cellar is good. The fragrance is like the fruit of the southern country. The taste of rice is rich.

    International Wine Challenge 2019 – Trophy medal awarded

    Grade: Junmai Daiginjo
    Rice: Yamadanishiki
    Polish: 40%
    SMV: +2.0
    Acidity: 1.2
    Alcohol: 15.1%

    From Akita Prefecture.

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  • Hideyoshi La Chamte

    Suzuki

    Hideyoshi La Chamte

    $19.00

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    Suzuki

    Hideyoshi La Chamte

    $19.00

    This sparkling sake shows lively notes of white peaches and honeysuckle that are underscored by hints of toasted almonds. Pair with raw bar dishes, sushi, white meat dessert and spicy food.

    International Wine Challenge 2015 – Silver medal awarded

    Grade: Futsushu
    Rice: Akita Komachi
    Polish: 65%
    SMV: -79
    Acidity: 6.5
    Alcohol 8.0%

    From Akita Prefecture.

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  • Hideyoshi ‘秀‘

    Akita

    Hideyoshi ‘秀‘

    $100.00

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    Akita

    Hideyoshi ‘秀‘

    $100.00

    The blend of carefully selected Akita prefecture rice and soft underflow of Ou Mountain Range makes this a delicious sake. It is a refined drink that fits well with Akita's local cuisine. Best Hot Sake award 『燗酒コンクールで最高金賞』

    Grade: N/A
    Rice: Menkoina
    Polish: N/A 
    SMV: -0.5
    Alcohol 15.0%

    From Akita Prefecture.

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