Using selected Japanese Plum, "Ume", Hakutsuru Plum Wine has been brewed with highly developed fermentation skills and technique. It is characterized by its refreshing, slightly tart, semi-sweet, sour taste and well-matured aroma from plum fruit. A perfect aperitif or dessert wine.
Hakutsuru is brewed in Hyogo Prefecture in the Kinki region.
Hakutsuru Brewing Company
Hakutsuru is the largest and one of the oldest sake manufacturers in Japan located in the famous Nada region in Hyogo prefecture. This region enjoys good solar insolation and the temperature difference between night and day in the summertime reaches 20°F, making it suitable for making rice. About 10% of all sake production in Japan is in this region. Hakutsuru benefits from excellent water sources including pristine spring water from Mt. Rokko, and the famous spring water specifically for sake making called "Miyamizu" which if found at the corner of the 1000-year-old Nishinomiya Shrine.This, in addition to advanced brewing technologies, allows Hakutsuru to make a wide variety of excellent sake.