This limited release of 10,000 bottles was aged entirely in ex-Bourbon / American White Oak barrels, and is said to include both peated and unpeated spirit, matured in Shinshu. Matured both in American Oak and Bourbon casks for a minimum of 3 years in Shinshu Distillery
Colour: Light yellow gold.
Nose: Vanilla and toasted oak, slightly smoky toasted banana bread, oat cakes and faint wafts of smoke.
Palate: Toffee and caramel, then some ripe plum, orange zest, pot pouri. With time, some floral pear notes emerge.
Finish: Long, citrus with a floral lingering smoke.