Akashi-Tai Shiraume Ginjo Umeshu

alc./vol:
19%

Proof:
38°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
2 years

Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

Product of: Product of Japan Japan

Shiraume (pronounced ‘shira-oo-may) is made up of two words meaning 'white' and 'plum', Ginjo refers to the style of sake and Umeshu (pronounced ‘ooh me shoe’) meaning plum, is a sweet liqueur style drink typically made by infusing the fruit, actually more like a green gage than a plum, in highly... Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 17/01/2016

Appearance

Clear, deep golden.

Aroma

Fragrant peach, plum, stewed prunes, new soft leather and raisins with faint marzipan.

Taste

Sweet and honeyed with syrupy mouthfeel. Rich stewed plum, raisin and faint marzipan are balanced by light acidity.

Aftertaste

Long, rich finish with quince and red apple.

Overall

Sweet and syrupy, this rich “plum” sake is a good cocktail sweetener, also imparting flavours of stewed plum, raisin and faint marzipan.

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