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The Kurayoshi 12 Years Old 70cl 43°

Distillery : Kurayoshi / Country : Japan / Reference: : 23647

In 2020, Kurayoshi Pure Malt 12 year old is the best Japanese whisky with the highest number of cumulative medals: best Japanese whisky, best Japanese pure malt whisky, gold medal in San Francisco, rating of 91.3 at the Internation Whisky Competition...

Kurayoshi Pure Malt 12 is a blend of Japanese ans Scottish whiskies aged for at least 12 years in bourbon casks.

This aging brings to this whisky a perfect balance and rich aromas of hazelnuts and malts.

This 12-year-old Pure Malt is lightly finished with spring water filtered by the volcanic rocks of Tottori's Daisen volcano.

This whisky is non chill-filtered and without caramel.

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Volume0.7 L
ABV43 °
Age12 years
CharacteristicsNon Chill-Filtered

Kurayoshi Distillery is located in Tottori Province, Japan. She is part of the Matsui group led by Takeshi Matsui and also producer of sake and shochu since 1910.

The Kurayoshi distillery, which means “life is beautiful”, has spring water filtered by volcanic rocks. Fine and soft, it is essential for the distillation process.

Located by the sea and enjoying an ideal climate for the creation of unique expressions, the expressions of Kurayoshi are shaped by nature.

The whisky is aged in barrels essentially designed from Japanese oak or cherry wood to develop all the flavors of their productions.

Colour: amber, clear.

Nose: malted barley, almond.

Palate: vanilla, nuts, raisins, smoked aromas.

Finish: nice balance in the mouth.

Silver medal, 12 years and under Japanese Blended Malt category, World Whiskies Awards 2022.

Winner of aged 12 and under Japanese Blended Malt category, World Whiskies Awards 2021.

Best Japanese whisky, best Japanese pure malt, best Japanese 12-year-old whisky at the International Whisky Competition 2020 with a score of 91.3.

Gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirit Competition 2020.

Gold Medal, category Blended Malt aged 12 years and under, World Whiskies Awards 2019.