Umeshu, Plum Sake
Umeshu, Plum Sake, Raifuku
Brewery: Raifuku Shuzo • Prefecture: Ibaraki • ABV: 10%
- Tasting Notes: Aromas of apricot and cinnamon, medium bodied and off-dryon the palate with notes of wild strawberry, finishes tart.
- High grade ume fruit is macerated in a premium sake base with no distilled alcohol added. A touch of rock sugar added to balance the tartness of the ume plums. Aged for 2 years in bottle to deepen flavor.
- Suggested Food Pairings: Fruit sorbet, Galette cake with fresh fruit
A beautifully restrained and elegant umeshu (plum sake), significantly less sweet than most examples, allowing the bright tart flavors of the fruit to shine through.