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After providing an initial smooth and soothing sensation, the taste develops into something more structured, refreshing, and juicy. No water has been added in the final steps (genshu), making its ABV slightly higher than the average sake. 

TYPE: Unfined (muroka) unpasteurised (nama) junmai undiluted sake (genshu) 

COLOUR: Pale lemon

OUR TASTING NOTES: Nutty (hazelnuts, almonds) on the nose, with banana notes coming through at room temperature. Creamy palate with sweeter character and mushroom in the finish.

FOOD PAIRING: Roasted wild pork with apple sauce; banana leaf roasted pollock with lemongrass and chilli. The brewers recommend pairing it with dishes that use fatty fish and cheese. 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Serve at room temperature

STORAGE: Keep refrigerated.

Japanese name: 玉旭 DESPERADO 純米無濾過生原酒
Brewery: Tamaasahi Sake Brewery / Tamaasahi Syuzo (Toyama prefecture)
Size: 720 ml
ABV: 18%
Rice polishing rate: 55%
Ingredients: water, Oyamanishiki rice (Toyama), koji, yeast

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Option1: Delivery 

We currently ship only within the UK.

For UK delivery, it will usually take up to 2 - 5 working days to be delivered to your address after receiving the order confirmation (It will take up to 3 - 17 working days to be delivered to Isle of Man and Jersey).

Orders will be shipped via DHL with a tracked service. DHL will send a notification email once there are updates with your order.


Delivery fee (up to 6 bottles):

 AreasDelivery fee

England, Wales and Scotland 

(excluding Isle of Wight, Isle of Scilly, Highlands and Offshore Islands) 


Northern Ireland


Isle of Man & Jersey



*We currently do not ship to Isle of Wight, Isle of Scilly, Highlands and Offshore Islands. We ask for your patience until we can accept deliveries from the areas in the future.


When you order more than 6 bottles:

Please contact us by email (info@sakecollective.uk) if you are ordering more than 6 bottles. There will be additional £0.25 extra charge per 1kg.


Option2: Click and Collect

No delivery fees are required. Please remember to bring your valid proof of age ID with you when you visit our store for a pick up. 


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