No age statement
Category: Japanese Malt whisky
Product of: Japan
Released in October 2012 and shown at the Whisky Show in London, this first-fill sherry cask matured Japanese whisky from Karuizawa sold out within days of going on sale.
Sampled on 03/11/2012
(cask No. 4021) Clear, deep bronze amber with burnished bronze highlights.
Pungent resiny oak, pencil shavings, tobacco and cedar wood. A splash of water reveals toffee apple and clove spice.
A huge and hugely rewarding palate with red fruits and pronounced cedar wood and cinnamon spice.
Long and slightly herbal with lingering woody sherry and clove spice.
Closure: Natural cork stopper