Kurayoshi 18 Year Malt Whisky (Japan)

Kurayoshi 18 Year Malt Whisky
(Japan)

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About the Whisky:
A deep and rich fragrance of the highest quality makes you feel the long-term maturation of over 18 years.This blended malt whisky is from Matsui Shuzo Distillery Northwest of Kyoto in southern Japan Founded in 1910.Blend of Malt sourced from some of the finest distilleries in Scotland with Japanese Malt Whisky that has been distilled with volcanic rock-filetered water. The complex and deep flavor profile joins the sweet taste of honey mixed with smoke and spice, and a mellow sweetness of vanilla with a refreshing touch of mint. It is a drink that can satisfy the best whiskey enthusiasts

AGEING: Entirely in white oak barrels

NOSE: Slightly grassy at first, before layers of buttered bread and aromatic oak develop

PALATE: Complex and deep flavor profile joins the sweet taste of honey mixed with smoke and spice, and a mellow sweetness of vanilla with a refreshing touch of mint

FINISH: Vanilla-forward, with another hint of smoke lingering


Kurayoshi:
Matsui Shuzou was founded in 1910 and is located in the Tottori Prefecture northwest of Kyoto on the shore of the Sea of Japan. Fresh ground water from the Tottori prefecture wilderness is a blessing from the earth and is used to bring the Kurayoshi Whisky to proof. It is a very tasty, mellow characteristic of whisky deserving of the name Kurayoshi, the city of water and green. Tottori is known for its soft mineral water and abundance of nature. Over 14% of the total land area of the prefecture is designated as Natural Park.

Awards/Reviews

Best Of Class Japanese Whiskey Double Gold
SF World Spirits Competition

Best Japanese Whisky
Best Pure Malt Japanese Whisky
Best 18 Year Old Japanese Whisky
Intl Whisky Competition

Best Japanese Blended Malt
World Whiskies Awards

Gold / 95 Points
Intl Wine & Spirits Competition

Excellent/92 Points
Ultimate Spirits Challenge