Nose: dried apricots.
Impressions: Strong sake (nihonshu) flavor with undertones of Asahi "ume" wine. Despite its rough origins, this is a smooth and mellow wine. Strong but not bracing, sweet but not sugary, this wine is perfect for sipping. I had it for breakfast - recommended.
Edit. 12 November, 2004. Beth said it reminds her of a Sunday breakfast - waffles, with seasonal fruit with syrup and scrambled eggs, a bowl of fruit