Hibiki 'Japanese Harmony' 43%
The word 'Hibiki' means 'resonance' in Japanese. This whisky, housed in a 24 faceted bottle, is supposed to represent the 24 seasons of the Japanese calender. On the nose: tropical fruitiness with floral undertones and a delicate woodspice. On the palate: honeyed sweetness, with a candied citrus edge. Please note: Please note: Due to limited av...
Mars Iwai 'Tradition' 40%
Aged in a combination of ex Bourbon and ex Sherry Casks, as well as some fresh Mizunara casks, which give this whisky from the Mars Shinshu distillery a rich and full bodied quality. There are flavours of sweet honey and toasty malt initially with burnt sugar notes and even touches of orange marmalade. The finish is warming with a lingering ciga...
Mars Iwai 'Tradition' Wine Cask Finish 40%
This blended whisky from Mars Distillery has been bottled at 40%. This special release has been finished in Chateau Mars Casks from the Mars Yamanashi Winery after being matured in a mix of Sherry, Bourbon and American White Oak casks. The nose has notes of orange peel, chocolate and floral and fruity notes. On the palate there are notes of vani...
Mars Iwai Japanese Whisky 40%
This blended whisky form Mars Shinshu Distillery has been aged in a combination of Bourbon, Sherry and American white oak casks. This whisky is soft and gentle, with notes sweet pear and dark cacao. The palate offers up notes of dried fig, ginger cookies and honey milk.
Nikka 'Miyagikyo' 45%
Nestled in the mountains of Sendai, Miyagikyo distillery is a softer, less peaty style in comparison to its sister distillery, Yoichi. This single malt is full of floral fruitiness balanced by a rich sherry cask influence. A great introduction to the distillery. Please note: Due to limited availability, this is strictly limited to one bottle pe...
Nikka Taketsuru 'Pure Malt' 43%
Carefully blended whiskies from the Yoichi and Miyagikyo distilleries make up this Taketsuru, and carries the distinctive oaky hallmark of Japanese malt whiskies. The nose is fresh and lively, with a soft fruityness from the use of sherry casks, which is joined with a touch of nuts and gentle smoke in the background. A perfectly balanced dram an...
The Nikka 12 years old 43%
A combination of both Miyagikyo and Yoichi distilleries, this bottle represents the tradition of the distilleries, displaying the golden emblem designed by the founder, Masataka Taketsuru, for his first ever bottling. A rich and malty whisky with an abundance of orchard fruits on the palate is balanced by a soft sweet toffee note and lingering s...