The Japanese Blended Whisky Akashi delle White Oak Distillery is superb and powerful, and can harmoniously combine the presence of vanilla notes with the smells of American oak. The limited quantities in which it is produced make it even more precious. Unmissable.
The Kurayoshi Pure Malt is a Japanese Whiskey produced by the Matsui Distillery. Aged for more than 3 years in white ex bourbon oak barrels. It has a soft and refreshing fragrance of barley malt accompanied by sweet and sour notes of rum, malt and vanilla raisins. The light finish is a reference to the pure Tottori spring water used during distillation.
The Kurayoshi Pure Malt is a Japanese Whiskey produced by the Matsui Distillery. Aged in oak barrels for over 3 years, and then finished in sherry barrels. The nose expresses notes of ripe fruit and chocolate. The palate imitates the nose with further notes of citrus and lemongrass. Sweetness and acidity are elegantly balanced. The light finish is a reference to the pure Tottori spring water used during distillation.
The Tottori Blended Whisky is a Japanese Whiskey produced by the Matsui Distillery. It expresses the competence and consistency of over 100 years of Matsui Distillery in the art of aging and spirits blending. Aged 3 years in toasted oak barrels. For a more authentic, pure and unique taste it has not been cold filtered.
The Tottori 'Bourbon Barrel' Blended Aged Whisky is a Japanese Whiskey produced by the Matsui Distillery. This blend, composed of several Japanese whiskeys, has the distinction of being aged in Bourbon barrels for 3 years. The Boubon barrels help to bring out all the aromas of the American oak. Not cold filtered.
The 'Nàdurra' 16 YO First Fill Selection Cask Strength 60.3% by The Glenlivet is a pure and pristine single malt (Nàdurra in Gaelic means natural), aged 16 years in American oak barrels. Once reached its maturation it is bottled as cask-strenght (without being diluted with water) and without resorting to the cold filtering process (chill-filtering), a choice that gives the Nàdurra its turbid appearance and guarantees the preservation of precious aromas and substances that otherwise would be lost. Award-winning, challenging.
The 'Casg Annamh' Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky by Aberlour the Gaelic language it means 'rare barrel'. Special character thanks to the combination of 3 different woods used in the maturation phase. The refinement takes place in 1 European oak sherry barrel and 2 different American oak barrels. Complex, full-bodied, soft but lively, with fruity notes of apple and oriental spices.
The 25 Year Old Original Legend Blended Scotch Whiskey by Chivas Regal is a refined distillate obtained from a selection of fine Scotch whiskeys that age at least 25 years in fine oak barrels, created to satisfy the sophisticated taste of New York's high society that it has acquired in little time an international resonance. At the sight of an intense golden yellow, it boasts a bouquet composed of hazelnut and wild berry scents, combined with notes of licorice, raspberry and sweet oats. In the mouth it is inviting, soft and juicy, with elegant aromas of butter, anise and custard. Ideal to be enjoyed alone as a meditation whiskey.
Miltonduff 15 Years Old by Ballantine's is a single malt Scotch whiskey aged for 15 years in ex-bourbon barrels and bottled at 40% vol. This single malt is used to give the Ballantine's floral and spicy notes, and by tasting this special single malt we can fully appreciate them. No blend producer in the world has ever given this opportunity so far, that is to say to deconstruct a product to find out how it is done. It is formed by dozens of single malts and single grain, but the mainstay is formed by 3 single malts: Glenburgie, Glentauchers and Miltonduff. The same single malts that we can find in Ballantine's Single Malt Series.
Glenburgie 15 Years Old by Ballantine's is a single malt Scotch whiskey aged for 15 years in American white oak barrels and bottled at 40% vol. This single malt is the heart of Ballantine's and is used to give sweetness and fruity notes. Beautiful opportunity from Ballantine's that allows us to deconstruct our blend by discovering which are the main single malts of this very famous product. The Glenburgie distillery was founded in 1829 near Forres by William Paul. In 1936 Hiram Walker acquired both Glenburgie and Miltonduff, which from that moment became two of the main single malts of the Ballantine’s. First of three releases for Ballantine's Single Malt Series.
Glentauchers 15 Years Old by Ballantine's is a single malt Scotch whiskey aged for 15 years in American white oak barrels and bottled at 40% vol. This single malt is delicate but spicy and with good persistence. The Glentauchers distillery was founded in 1829 by James Buchanan & Co. and since its inception the distillery was designed to provide quality single malts for blends, such as Black & White. In 1989 the Glentauchers also became part of the Ballantine's thanks to the acquisition of the distillery by Allied Distillers. Last of three releases for Ballantine's Single Malt Series.
Pure Malt Whiskey 8 Years Old by Kurayoshi is a blended single malts aged for at least 8 years in barrels that previously contained bourbon whiskey and bottled at a classic 43% vol. Bouquet of beautiful initial floral notes which then give way to vanilla and fruit. On the palate notes of citrus, toasted oak, vanilla and ginger. Short persistence finish with notes of toasted almonds, honey, ginger and green grass.
Pure Malt Whisky 12 Years Old by Kurayoshi is a blended of single malts aged for at least 12 years in barrels that previously contained bourbon whiskey and bottled at a classic 43% vol. Bouquet of notes of candied orange, vanilla, cereals and a light floral scent. On the palate notes of barley malt are combined with those of apple, pear and green grass. Short persistent finish with notes of vanilla, honey, lemon zest and ginger.
Single Malt 'Mizunara Cask' by Matsui is a Japanese whiskey aged in Japanese Mizunara oak barrels before being bottled at 48% without the addition of dyes. The water used for the dilution comes from the sources of Mount Daisen. The limited edition package is inspired by the work of the Japanese Katsushika Hokusai, one of the most famous ukiyo-e artists. Fresh and floral bouquet with notes of vanilla, pear, cinnamon and a light dusting of icing sugar. On the palate it is soft with notes of barley malt, cinnamon, caramel and honey. Medium persistence finish with notes of caramel, honey, vanilla and tea leaves with floral scents.
Matsui Single Malt The Peated by Kurayoshi is a peaty Japanese whiskey aged in ex-bourbon American white oak barrels before being bottled at 48% without the addition of dyes. The water used for the dilution comes from the sources of Mount Daisen. The limited edition package is inspired by the work of the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai and his most famous work, "The Great Wave of Kanagawa", painted between 1830 and 1831 with ukiyo-e woodblock technique. Bouquet of barley malt, earthy peat and aromatic herbs with hints of cocoa and vanilla. Taste: peat smoke envelops the notes of apple, ginger, vanilla and brown sugar. Medium persistence finish, the smoke continues to accompany us followed by notes of grilled pineapple, apple, vanilla and oak.