A transparency that unveils complexity.
Rose, lychee, hint of rosemary,
mature woodiness and sandalwood.
honey-like sweetness, candied orange peel,
subtle, tender long finish
with a hint of Mizunara
A rich gold whisky with light, sweet and floral fragrances with notes of sweet pear and dark cacao. Style:Japanese Blended Whisky. Grain Type:Blended Barley/Grains. Aging Cask:3 Years + ABV:40%. Serve:Chilled or Mixed.
The second bottling from the Nature of Shinshu series produced by the eponymous Japanese distillery. The Kohiganzakura honours the cherry blossom prevalent in Japan (and around the distillery itself, in particular!). It's a lightly peated expression, with parts of it matured in casks that previously matured Japanese wine. ABV: 52%
On the nose the fruity notes are expressed first with red fruits and blackberries. In the palate, it is possible to add flowery notes of heady flowers such as lilac and lily of the valley, which with the balance of spicy touches of cinnamon and ginger. Finally it is with a slight bitterness and woody notes of oak that the farandolle ends with a desire to come back for a ride. ABV:52%
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