Chichibu 6 years old Single Cask n°6959 Sherry Hogshead 2nd fill Spanish Oak

Single Cask - 63,1% - 70 cl

Chichibu 6 years Single Cask n°6959 Sherry Hogshead 2nd fill Spanish Oak is a jewel in the art of distillation from the Chichibu distillery, located in the heart of Saitama prefecture, at the foot of the Okuchichibu mountains.

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On the nose, its richness and concentration amaze, first revealing scents of iris butter, followed by lemon zest, dry walnut, nuances of curry and mirabelle plum. With aeration, floral notes of broom flower and nougat enrich this already complex aromatic palette. The palate offers remarkable amplitude and controlled power. The balance is striking, with harmonious touches of vanilla, pineapple and cedar. The midpalate is a symphony of candied pear and banana flavors, enhanced by saline, lemony and chocolate notes. The long, silky finish reveals a sensation of freshness thanks to coconut milk and acacia honey. Aromas of preserved lemon, walnut and curry bring this sensory experience to a close, testifying to the quality of the noble oak used for aging.

Founded in 2007 by Ichiro Akuto, the Chichibu distillery uses local barley and has its own malting equipment and cooperage. Offering an incomparable sensory experience, this exclusive edition of just 289 bottles has been distilled from Propino barley and aged in an Oloroso sherry cask.

This limited edition is part of a series of Chichibu single cask whiskies bottled in partnership with Japanese designer Katsumi Komagata. This collection is distinguished by its labels featuring abstract shapes in bold, bright colors, reflecting the cheerful hues of children's books. Two of the labels, with their wavy shapes, evoke a fluid dynamic. Famous for his vibrant works in paper, Katsumi Komagata has illustrated nature-inspired images called "Bird, Forest, Sky, Wave" especially for this series, in perfect resonance with the essence of Chichibu whisky.

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Details Chichibu 6 years old Single Cask n°6959 Sherry Hogshead 2nd fill Spanish Oak


Single Cask


Ichiro's Malt




Honshu - Saitama




Unchill filtered


Cask Strength


70 cl


6 year old



Bottling Date


Type of cask

Sherry Hogshead 2nd fill Spanish Oak


Single Cask - Limited Edition

Cask Number


Number of bottles





No peated


Malted barley


Cardboard case

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The distillery

The distillery Chichibu

Ichiro Akuto, grandson of the founder of the Hanyu distillery, decided in 2007 to build a new whisky distillery in the town of Chichibu, 100 kilometers northwest of Tokyo.

Located near the old Hanyu distillery, the local climate with harsh winters and hot & humid summers, gives a certain maturity to the whiskies produced in Chichibu despite their relative young age (production started in 2008).

A small distillery, Chichibu produces in small quantities, but the remaining stocks of Hanyu, Kawasaki and Karuizawa, now exhausted but having been housed there, have allowed Ichiro Akuto to compose rare and exceptional blends. In 2020, the first of Ichiro Akuto's dreams came true with the first 10 year old single malt distilled, aged and blended in Chichibu and a long history beginning to be written.

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Japanese whisky

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