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Choya Original Ume Plum Fortified Wine 75 cl (Case of 2)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 24 November 2014
I suppose to receive a parcel containing two bottle of wine. However, I only got one bottle of wine plus some glass fragments, I am so disappointed. I thought whoever sent this parcel should at least label it with 'fragile', but when there is no label at all on the parcel I received. I guess this could be one of the reasons I received some fragments instead of whole bottle of wine.

In this case, may I please ask for a new bottle of wine delivered to my address.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
"Made from Steeping ripe green Ume fruit in Shochu" - ume are plums from the prunus mume tree, and shochu ('burnt liquor') is an old-fashioned japanese drink made from fermented barley or rice with a distinctive sweet/sour taste. Alcohol content is 10%. Apparently this drink is very popular in Japan.
I bought it because friends coming back from HK had bought me a bottle of Choya extra aged, which I loved. When it was finished i checked UK availability, but it is *very* expensive, so I thought I would try this version: same brand, but without the aging (or the plums in the bottle). I think this is very nice too, but not as wonderful (and i use the term on purpose!) as the aged Choya. More affordable, though, and very drinkabel. I enjoy it after a nice meal as an 'digestif' for which it is purrfect!
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on 26 September 2014
I would highly recommend this wine, its great tasting with a smooth fruit flavour but it isn't over powering either and is usable in cooking desserts as well if your looking for something different. You get a lot for the money with it being a case of two, well not case but well protected in bubble-wrap, either way I've brought a few of these and never had one break, so excellent care on delivery as well.
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on 19 November 2014
I thought I'd give this a try after enjoying a bottle of Choya Sake. It's much sweeter than I'd expected, a little bit like cough medicine, not really to my liking. I think this probably appeals to people who like Red Bull. I'll stick to sake which is a much more delicate flavour.
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on 24 July 2014
If you like Japanese Plum Wine, you'll like this. For the price you pay - it's worth it.
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on 10 May 2015
Very quick to arrive, packaging good. Very nice and went down a treat.
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on 10 February 2015
A smooth and refreshing fortified plum wine.
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on 15 December 2014
fast delivery very good product
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on 15 February 2015
Very nice
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 14 October 2014
As someone who enjoys plum wine this seemed to be a good choice. It is however far to sweet for me. It was a very pleasant drink - just far to sweet to drink more than one glass.
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