Introducing Hakutsuru Umeshu Plum Wine, a delightful creation meticulously brewed from the finest Ume plums cultivated in Wakayama Prefecture. These plums are renowned for their health benefits, contributing to improved metabolism, fatigue relief, and a tranquil sleep when mixed with hot water. In Chinese culture, Ume plum symbolizes longevity, while in Japan, it is revered as a symbol of purity.
Crafted by Hakutsuru, a distinguished brewer established in 1932, their commitment to quality is evident in every bottle. The brewery is located in Wakayama, the heart of Ume plum cultivation, and they adhere to time-honored traditions, ensuring a product that reflects the rich cultural heritage of Japan.
Umeshu, with a history spanning over a millennium, harnesses the healing properties of Ume fruits. Hakutsuru's modern recipe, refined over 400 years, involves the infusion of fresh, ripe plums harvested in early June with sugar and fruit alcohol. To create a variety of flavors and hues, they introduce ingredients such as honey, berries, citrus, perilla leaves, or green tea leaves during the meticulous brewing process.
Indulge in the exquisite taste of Hakutsuru Umeshu Plum Wine, best enjoyed chilled or over ice. Revel in the subtle fragrant bouquet with hints of almonds, and savor the delightful, unadulterated taste that lingers on the palate. Unlike some wines, their plum wine is enhanced by the addition of ice, providing an elevated sensory experience.
Immerse yourself in the legacy of Hakutsuru, where expertise and natural ingredients converge to create an extraordinary beverage that embodies the essence of Japanese craftsmanship.