Akashi Single Malt 5 year old Red Wine Cask

Single Malt - 50 ° - 50 cl

Akashi Single Malt 5 year old Red Wine Cask is a whisky produced by Eigashima - White Oak distillery located in southern Japan on the shores of the Seto Inland Sea. Its greedy nose expresses aromas of brown sugar and fruity yellow fruits.

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Akashi Single Malt 5 year old Red Wine Cask is a whisky produced by Eigashima - White Oak distillery located in southern Japan on the shores of the Seto Inland Sea. Its greedy nose expresses aromas of brown sugar and fruity yellow fruits. Then at the palate it is an intense aromatic bouquet that will be revealed with notes of caramel, tannins and a slight bitterness. The finish will be frank and woody.

For this limited vintage, the Chef Blender of the House has carefully selected a few single malts aged for 4 years and a half in Cognac casks, then transferred them to French red wine barrels for a maturing of 10 months. Akashi Single Malt 5 year old Red Wine Cask is bottled uncolored and unchillfiltered, with an alcoholic strength of 50%.

Relatively unknown, White Oak distillery is nevertheless part of the history of Japanese whisky by being the first distillery in Japan to obtain a distillation license in 1888. However, it is only in 1919 that the discontinuous production of a malt spirits began and in 1984, a totally new facility dedicated to whisky production was established at the Eigashima site.

Détails

Details Akashi Single Malt 5 year old Red Wine Cask

Type

Single Malt

Brand

White Oak - Akashi

Distillery

Eigashima - White Oak

Region

Honshu - Hyogo

Age

5 year old

Strength

50 °

Volume

50 cl

Type of Cask

Cognac

Finishing Cask

French Red Wine

Finishing Period

10 Months

Bottling

Small Batch

Filtration

Unchill filtered

Coloring

Uncolored

Peat

No peated

Packaging

Cardboard case

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The brand

The brand Akashi

Created in 2007 by Mikio Hiraishi, the Akashi brand is declined in numerous bottlings such as single casks, single malts or blends whose quality is now widely recognized and appreciated throughout the world.


Mikio Hiraishi's creativity can be seen in each Akashi whisky with the use of a wide variety of casks for aging, from traditional bourbon and sherry casks to red and white wine casks from Yamanashi, or even sake casks used for the maturation of the Akashi Saké Cask single malt.

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Japanese whisky

Japanese whisky

Made of whiskies exclusively distilled, aged and bottled in Japan.

Yellow fruits

Yellow fruits

Notes of peach, apricot, apple, pear, plum, ...

Woody

Woody

Notes of undergrowth, humus, bark, oak, resinous, ...

Sweets

Sweets

Notes of honey, vanilla, chocolate, caramel / toffee, ...