Kurayoshi Sherry Cask Pure Malt Whisky
Aged in sherry casks for over three years, this Japanese/Scotch whisky hybrid is a harmonious balance of sweet berry and tart citrus elements.
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Situated in the Tottori Prefecture, northwest of the city of Kyoto on the shores of the Japan sea, Matsui Shuzou was founded in 1910. A coastal prefecture in southern Honshu known for its sand dunes, the Tottori prefecture is a wilderness packed with lush vegetation, rugged coastlines, rivers and lakes, characterized by its delicious, fresh ground water. Kurayoshi whiskies have signature mellow characteristics and an overall smooth flavor profile. A whisky that truly embodies the meaning of the name Kurayoshi: the city of water and green. Tottori is also very well-known for its soft mineral water and abundance of nature. Over 14% of the total land area of the prefecture is designated as a Natural Park. Matsui Shuzo is both a sake brewery and shochu distillery. Kurayoshi is a 100% malted barley whisky, sourced from distilleries around Scotland, before making their way to Japan, where it is blended with Japanese whisky, aged and cut to proof with the soft ground waters of Tottori Prefecture. This Sherry Cask Japanese malt is aged in sherry casks for over three years, creating a single malt with sweet fruit and chocolate aromas. A harmonious balance of mouth coating sweet and tart flavors, enjoy this whisky neat, with a rock, or in your favorite cocktails. Pick up your bottle today!
|Proof||86 (43% ABV)|
|Distiller/Bottler Name||Matsui Shuzo|
|This product is not available in||AA, AE, AK, AL, AP, DE, HI, KY, MA, MN, ND, OH, PA, PR, TX, UT|
Sweet aromas of berries and chocolate and sherry, balanced by citrus-tart flavors of lemon grass. The palate is smooth with a lingering finish.
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