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The Kurayoshi 18 Years Old 70cl 50°

Distillery : Kurayoshi / Country : Japan / Reference: : 23648
This whisky received a gold medal in the category Blended Malt at the World Whiskies Awards 2019.
Bottled at 50°, The Kurayoshi 18 years old is a rare whisky with complex and deep flavours.

Assembled from Scottish whiskies ans Japanese Single Malt, this whisky has aged for over 18 years in oak barrels containing bourbon. It reveals sweet and spicy notes with malty nuances and an elegant smoky note finish.

This whisky is non chill-filtered and without caramel.

225,00 € tax incl.

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Features

Volume0.7 L
ABV50 °
DistilleryKurayoshi
CountryJapan
Age18 years
MaturationBourbon
CharacteristicsNon Chill-Filtered
Reference:23648

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: gold.

Nose: cereals and bread, lemon zest and a hint of dried grass.

Palate: honey, lemon then spices and dried straw.

Finale: sweetness, hint of vanilla cream and smoky notes.

Gold medal, category Blended Malt, World Whiskies Awards 2019.