Dassai 45 Nigori Junmai Daiginjo
Dassai's "45” Nigori is clean, smooth and easy drinking, with bright and pleasant aromatics. The body on this cloudy-style sake is crisp and creamy. First no...
Dassai's "45” Nigori is clean, smooth and easy drinking, with bright and pleasant aromatics. The body on this cloudy-style sake is crisp and creamy.
First notes to jump out on the nose are pine and rosemary. Then apple. Then pineapple. (Yes, pine, apple, and pineapple. I'm not kidding.) Following Dassai 45’s witty introduction, it shows some really nice herbaceous citrus notes, like lemon verbena and mandarin orange. The body is medium-thick. Not the chunkiest of cloudy sakes. Nicely in the middle. There is a bit of a savory strain through the toasted rice flavor, as well a little mineral to balance out the fruit and cream.
Dassai in one of Japan's most popular export sakes. The "45" refers to the amount of rice remaining after the initial polishing-refinement. To get a delicious sake with such a low polish-number for such a low price is one of the driving forces of Dassai's popularity.
Dassai works with farmers all over Japan to source Yamada Nishiki for all their sakes. They also brew all year round, in a much more industrial fashion than many of the breweries we feature here. That's why they can offer Ultra-high-polish Daiginjos that cost so little.
For a map of our delivery area and list of deliverable zip codes, please see our FAQ.
Local delivery is free on orders over $75, otherwise we charge a $10 delivery fee.
Delivery times are available Tuesday-Sunday, from 11am to 7pm.
Enter your zip code and select "Local Delivery" at checkout.
Please keep in mind that for orders containing alcohol, we may need to see the ID of the person who ordered to verify that you're 21+.
Free scheduled pickups are available from the Fulamingo Kitchen, as well as from our friends at Cargo or Colibri!
Just select "Store Pickup" at checkout, and choose your pickup location. Then, choose a pickup date and time.
Cargo, 81 SE Yamhill St.
Open for pickups 11am-5pm, Friday-Saturday. 1pm-5pm on Sunday.
Colibri Flowers and Plants, 1454 NE Prescott St.
Open for pickups from Noon-6pm, Wednesday-Saturday, and 1pm-5pm on Sundays.
Wellspent Market, 935 NE Couch St.
Pickups from Noon-6pm, Wednesday-Sunday.
Rescheduling: If you feel you might be late or need to reschedule your pickup, please let us know by 10am of your scheduled date, and we will be happy to set up a new time for you! Otherwise, we ask that you please be on time for your scheduled pickup. For food quality and safety reasons, we may have to dispose of any prepared foods if you are more than two hours late for your pickup and will not be able to offer a refund.
Picking up from Cargo/Colibri: Just show up at your pickup spot with your ID, on your pickup date/time and let them know you are there for your Fulamingo order. Show your ID to a staff member and they will get hand off your pickup to you. Also, while you're at any of our friends' stores, please feel free to shop!
Fulamingo ships most of our stuff! Unfortunately we can't yet ship alcohol, perishables, or prepared foods.
Select Shipping at checkout!