Matsui – Kurayoshi Pure Malt Whisky – 18 Years – 70cl

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Released in April 2016, the Kurayoshi Pure Malt 18 Years Old Whisky is a boutique Japanese whisky produced by the Matsui distillery. Complex in taste and aromatic in flavor by maturing for more than 18 years, the Kurayoshi 18 Years Old Pure Malt Whisky is a totally exquisite offering produced by the Matsui distillery. It is bottled at 50% and Scottish in style, and sweet and spicy with malt overtones and an elegant finish of the smoke.

Founded in 1910 as a producer of Sake and Shōchū, Matsui and its Kurayoshi Distillery are located in Tottori Prefecture, northwest of Kyoto and northeast of Hiroshima on the shore of the Sea of Japan. Over the recent years, the Matsui Shuzou Distillery has proven to be prolific in blending and aging whisky with both its Kurayoshi and Tottori product expressions, and is now stepping confidently into the world of whisky distillation with its single malt collection entitled, ‘The Matsui.’

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Matsui - Kurayoshi Pure Malt Whisky - 18 Years - 70cl

Released in April 2016, the Kurayoshi Pure Malt 18 Years Old Whisky is a boutique Japanese whisky produced by the Matsui distillery. Complex in taste and aromatic in flavor by maturing for more than 18 years, the Kurayoshi 18 Years Old Pure Malt Whisky is a totally exquisite offering produced by the Matsui distillery. It is bottled at 50% and Scottish in style, and sweet and spicy with malt overtones and an elegant finish of the smoke.

Founded in 1910 as a producer of Sake and Shōchū, Matsui and its Kurayoshi Distillery are located in Tottori Prefecture, northwest of Kyoto and northeast of Hiroshima on the shore of the Sea of Japan. Over the recent years, the Matsui Shuzou Distillery has proven to be prolific in blending and aging whisky with both its Kurayoshi and Tottori product expressions, and is now stepping confidently into the world of whisky distillation with its single malt collection entitled, ‘The Matsui.’

Geographically, the Matsui Shuzou Distillery resides in the foothills of Mount Daisen, a volcanic peak standing over a mile above the surrounding fertile plains packed with lush vegetation, rugged coastlines, rivers, and lakes, characterized by its delicious, fresh groundwater. The volcanic-stone-filtered spring water is used to distill their Sake, Shōchū, and Whisky and bring it to proof – resulting in significant purity and unique, soft mineral composition.

Enjoy a cup of bliss and perfection!

 

Kurayoshi Pure Malt 18 Years Old Whisky Tasting Notes

Eye/Colour/Appearance: Gold.

Nose/Aroma/Smell: Warm roasted nuts and malt. Flamed orange peel and lemongrass, with a touch of rye bread dough.

Flavor/Taste/Palate: Vanilla toffee, sultanas, and toasted wood with a hint of the tart cherry. Aromatic barley with a floral edge, honey, lemon, candy taste, and malty flavor. Then coming with spices and dried straw flavor.

Finish: Medium, with a small amount of sweetness that makes the reminiscent sense of wheat feeling, vanilla cream reminiscent, slightly smoky.

 

The Matsui – Kurayoshi Pure Malt 18 Years Old Details

Bottled: 2016

Category: Japanese Whisky

Style: Pure Malt Whisky

Region: Tottori Prefecture

Country: Japan

ABV: 50%

Volume:  700ml

Distillery: Kurayoshi

Age: 18 Year Old

Maturation: Lightly-charred oak casks

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