Size750mLProof80 (40% ABV)*Please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary
The Mikuni Blended Japanese Whisky is a blend of malt and grain whiskies, and the fresh mountain water drawn from over 820 feet underground. The whisky is aged three years in ex-Bourbon barrels and bottled at 80 proof. This well-rounded expression is an affordable introduction to Japanese whisky.
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The Mikuni distillery released its first whisky in 2018, and has since been creating its delicious and smooth expressions relying on the pristine water from Japanese mountains, on carefully selecting just the right casks, and on the excellent skills of its master blender. The credit for The Mikuni’s distinctive, rich flavor goes to Kenji Watanabe, a well-known figure in the Japanese whisky world, and the master blender for a number of other brands. Following his philosophy of never losing focus and fully leveraging his past experience in creating whiskies, he searches for the best harmony when blending a number of different unprocessed malt and grain whiskies.
The Mikuni Blended Japanese Whisky is a blend of malt and grain whiskies, and the finest fresh mountain water drawn from over 820 feet underground, which has been filtered through porous volcanic rock. The whisky is then aged three years in ex-Bourbon barrels and bottled at 80 proof. This mellow and well-rounded expression comes in an elegant bottle with classic Japanese style label, which reflects the spirit of the blend.
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About The Mikuni
The Mikuni distillery, which faces Mt. Fuji and is located at the foot of Japan’s Southern Alps in Yamanashi Prefecture, is on a mission of making delicious Japanese whisky that reflects the country’s whisky heritage, but remains affordable. The Mikuni lives up to the reputation of Japanese whisky, which Japanese distillers have been building for the past two decades, receiving top honors at international spirits competitions and winning the hearts of whisky lovers across the globe. Early Japanese distillers learned the art of whisky making from the Scots, and today this tradition is combined with innovation and experimentation, producing tasty spirits for the ever growing fan base. The distillery pursues a sustainable business model in harmony with its beautiful natural environment.
Although maybe not be the first Spirit you would think of when Japan is mentioned; the Japanese make one of the best types of whisky in the world. It’s heavily influenced by scotch but with smoother and delicate notes.
The history of the Japanese whisky is not even a century old, but in this short time, the Japanese blended and single malts have taken over the world by storm and can easily go against their whisk(e)y counterparts from across the globe.
The nose has aromas of smoke, spices, pear and dried fruit. A little bite on the first sip evolves into a smooth and pleasant palate with honey, vanilla, brown spices and dried figs. It finishes with a hint of white oak and a spreading sweetness.