SAKE COMPETITION 2016 is all five categories

All sake must be commercially available in 2015, 2016 or intended to become available within this year.

 

1, Junmai

Sake which qualifies as “Junmai” in Tokutei meisho (Specially designated).  “Tokubestu Junmai” , “Yamahai Junmai” and “Kimoto Junmai” also can enter Junmai category.

 

2, Junmai Ginjo

Sake which qualifies as “Junmai Gingo” in Tokutei meisho (Specially designated).  “Yamahai Junmai Ginjo” and “Kimoto Junmai Ginjo” can enter Junmai Ginjo category.  Sake which can be determined as ” Junmai Ginjo”, such as “Ginjo Junmai” is also acceptable in this category.

 

3, Junmai Daiginjo

Sake which qualifies as “Junmai Daiginjo” in Tokutei meisho (Specially designated).  “Yamahai Junmai Daiginjo” and “Kimoto Junmai Daiginjo” can enter Junmai Ginjo category.  Sake which can be determined as ” Junmai Daiginjo”, such as “Daiginjo Junmai”  is also acceptable in this category.

 

4, Ginjo and Daiginjo (distilled alcohol added)

Sake which qualifies as “Ginjo” and “Daiginjo” in Tokutei meisho (Specially designated).  “Yamahai Ginjo/Daiginjo” and “Kimoto Ginjo/Daiginjo” can enter Ginjo/Daiginjo category.
 

 

5, Super premium

Sake which enters for super premium category has to be sold at more than 8,000 yen (720ml) and 15,000 yen (1800ml).
 

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