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Umeshu with gold leaves 200ml (14% Vol.)


41,40 € tax incl.

Description : This traditional umeshu is made with barley shochu and plums from the Wakayama region. The plums are immersed in the long-aged shochu. Shochu is a distilled alcohol generally obtained from rice, sweet potatoes or barley, as is the case with this umeshu. This spirit reflects the craftsmanship of a Noto peninsula brewmaster, coupled with gold leaf work, a real tradition of the region.

Alcohol by volume : 14%

Flavor : A sweet, fruity flavor, enhanced by the smoothness of the shochu.

Pairing : Ideal for an aperitif, he goes very well with acidity, bitterness and umami flavors, spices, eggs and dried/smoked ingredients. You can enjoy it in a cocktail, with a cheese platter and dried fruits (almond, dried apricot, hazelnut, walnut, pine nuts…), a cherry tart, a peach melba, a cheesecake or a chocolate fudge cake. 

Serving temperature : This umeshu can be enjoyed cold (10-12°) but also at room temperature (17-20°) and why not warm (47-50°).

Ingredients : Barley shochu (Barley, Barley koji), Ume plum, Candy sugar, Gold leaves (0,005%)

Preservation : Keep in a cool place, away from sunlight. After opening, consume soon. 

Origin : Japan 

Container : glass bottle 

Excessive drinking is dangerous for the health, alcoholic beverages should be consumed with moderation. Expecting mothers should not consume alcoholic beverages.

The sale of alcohol to minors is prohibited.
By placing an order on this website, you certify to be of the legal age and legally competent to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Since its creation in 1953 by the grandfather of the current president, Mina Takaoka, the Hakuza company has specialized in the manufacture of metal and gold leaf in Ishikawa prefecture. The company has diversified its range to include fashion accessories, cosmetics and food products, all of which involving gold leaf. These high quality products reflect a long tradition of Japanese craftsmanship.

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