Hakushu Single Malt Bourbon Barrel

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alc./vol:
48.2%

Proof:
96.4°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Product of: Product of Japan Japan


A blend of 10-15 year malts (no age statement) from Suntory's Hakushu distillery aged deep in the Hakushu forest, 700 metres above sea level in the shadow of Mt Kaikomagatake. Bottled without chill-filtration. (Around 3,000 bottles of this limited edition whisky were allocated to Europe.)
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Review and Tasting

Sampled on 17/08/2011

Appearance

Clear, golden.

Aroma

Tropical fruit, tinned pineapple, sherbet, aromas burst from the nose with vanilla and grapefruit zest.

Taste

Hydrated to approx. 43% abv. yields sweet, strong tropical fruit flavours (overripe tinned and caramelised pineapple, banana, passion fruit) are also immediately apparent on the generous palate where waves of vanilla and zesty citrus vie for attention with invigoration cinnamon spice.

Aftertaste

This spiciness along with vanilla and citrus flavours continue throughout the long finish.

Further product information

Closure: Natural cork stopper

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