Hombo Shuzo Jousei Umeshu Private Bottling 720ml 16%
A private bottling of Japans most highly awarded umeshu at 16% ABV. This umeshu has been carefully aged with quality brandy, steeped pickled plum fruits and natural sugars, with no added flavour, colouring or acidulant.
Nose: apricot, peach Seville orange, young brandy with very light tannins.
Palate: Peach, pear & guava are the predominant fruit characters with almond, fennel and a little tannin from underripe ume fruits.
Finish: a delicate balancing act of sweetness, acidity and fruit.