A5 Japanese Snow-aged Beef Boneless Sirloin Strip Steak

This ancient Japanese aging process results in a mellow, rich, and melt-in-your-mouth taste Read More

A5, the the top grade of genuine Japanese Wagyu, from cattle raised exclusively in the Japanese prefecture of Niigata or "Snow Country", where meat is aged in a harmonious balance of low-temperature, high-humidity environment, resulting in a delicate yet rich mouthfeel and a sweet, mellow taste.

A Yukimuro, or a snow-covered room, is a traditional technique used for the preservation of fresh food in the winter. This snow-aging, maintains a stable "low-temperature, high humidity" condition. Over time meat in the Yukimuro-style becomes tender and moist as oxygen breaks down fibers. Proteins are also broken down and the content of free amino acid in meat increases, which gives it a mellow, rich, and melt-in-your-mouth taste. The result is sweet, full of beefy flavor, with tenderness that has to be experienced at least once in your life.