Sake, Wine, Spirits
The first step in sake making is polishing (milling) the rice to remove the outer layer of each grain.
The higher the polish, the higher the grade.
· Ginjo grade - 60% or less rice remaining.
· Daiginjo grade - 50% or less rice remaining.
Junmai is the Japanese word meaning "pure rice."
Junmai sake is brewed using only rice, water, yeast, and koji