What is the difference between A5 and A4 Wagyu?

A5 and A4 Wagyu are both considered to be high-quality beef, but there are some key differences between the two.

  • Marbling: A5 Wagyu has a higher degree of marbling than A4 Wagyu. Marbling is the intramuscular fat that gives Wagyu its unique flavor and texture. A5 Wagyu has a marbling score of 8 or higher, while A4 Wagyu has a marbling score of 6 or higher.

  • Yield: A5 Wagyu has a higher yield than A4 Wagyu. This means that there is more meat on the bone and less waste. A5 Wagyu has a yield grade of 5 or higher, while A4 Wagyu has a yield grade of 4 or higher.

  • Price: A5 Wagyu is more expensive than A4 Wagyu. This is because it is rarer and has a higher degree of marbling.

In general, A5 Wagyu is considered to be the highest quality of Wagyu beef. It has a rich, buttery flavor and a melt-in-your-mouth texture. A4 Wagyu is also very good quality beef, but it does not have as much marbling as A5 Wagyu. It is still a delicious and luxurious beef that is sure to impress your guests.

Here is a table that summarizes the key differences between A5 and A4 Wagyu:


A5 Wagyu

A4 Wagyu

Marbling score

8 or higher

6 or higher

Yield grade

5 or higher

4 or higher


More expensive

Less expensive


Rich, buttery

Slightly less rich, buttery



Slightly less melt-in-your-mouth

Overall quality


Very good

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