In Japan Plum Wine is called UME-SHU (wu-meh-shoo), UME means Japanese Plum and SHU means Liquor. The UME fruit has been one of the most revered fruit in oriental culture for centuries. Choya is a sweet dessert wine with a flavor reminiscent of maraschino cherries. Excelent to mix with other liquors to make cocktails such as saketini's. Alcohol 14.6%.