Suntory Whisky Royal Limited Design
Suntory's Whisky Royal, launched in 1960, is the posthumous blend of Shinjiro Tori, the founder of Suntory. When blending, he envisioned a shower of cherry blossoms beside the Yamazaki Distillery. Let this special inheritance - a blend of estery and sweet aroma, along with an elegant lingering aftertaste captivate you.
Nikka The Nikka Tailored Premium Japanese Whisky
Nikka was the lifes work of Masataka Taketsuru, the Father of Japanese Whisky. Its products are rightly celebrated worldwide for their quality, and it is not an exaggeration to say that you can feel the ingenuity of Masataka in Nikka whisky.This exciting Nikka Tailored whisky is a brand new release from Nikka set to replace the discontinued Nikka 12-Year-Old. Made up from whisky from the Miyagikyo and Yoichi distilleries, this one brings vanilla cookies, caramel, coffey grain, cocoa and dried fruit in what already appears to be a delicious and worthy replacement for the much-loved 12 Year Old.
Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt Japanese Whisky
Made from the blending of malts from the two distilleries of Yoichi and Miyagikyo, this whisky was the pride and joy of its creator Masataka Taketsuru, founder of Nikka and the father of Japanese Whisky. Light golden honey in colour with candied nuts, walnuts and hazelnuts on the nose as well as delicate and gentle smoke coming through with hay. Forward and straight pallet with juicy mouth feel, yet retaining a very gentle and sophisticated heat. Sweet apricots and peach dominate at first, leading to vanilla and subtle hints of ripe grape. Complex and long on the finish with lingering taste of dry herbs, leather and sweet pastry.
Hibiki Harmony Whisky
Hibiki, meaning resonance in Japanese, speaks to the soul and emotions of the most discerning whisky lover. Hibiki Harmony has a rich aroma and has a harmonious flavour.
Hakushu 12 Year Old Whisky
The Hakushu Distillery is know as the 'Mountain Forest Distillery' as it stands amidst fresh streams and lush forests. Built with the notion, 'Coexisting with nature', a bird sanctuary was set up to help preserve the natural environment, thus preserving the pristine water that goes into creating the whisky. The 12 year old single malt whisky has a crisp and vibrant taste and can be enjoyed on neat, on the rocks or with ice and soda water.
Yamazaki 12 Year Old Whisky
Leading Japanese Whisky with aromas of dried fruit and honey. It has a delicate, mellow taste with a lingering woody dry finish. For Scotch drinkers looking for something different.
Mars Maltage Cosmo Japanese Whisky
Aged in bourbon, sherry and American White Oak new casks, "Cosmo" blended malt whisky is named after a mountain in the Japan Central Alps close to the Mars Whisky Distillery.
Kura Malt Rum Cask Finish
Helios Distillery in Okinawa Japan has been known for producing rums and awamori for a few decades. Little do people know that theyve been distilling their own whisky for a while and use their rum casks to finish this unique line of new blended whisky. An interesting addition to the world of Japanese whisky. Nose: Toasted oak and a touch of moss, creamy lemon and soft malt. Palate: Brown sugar, burnt oak again (now with a touch of earthiness to it), lime marmalade. Finish: Rye bread and a touch of bitter grape.
Nikka Coffey Grain Japanese Whisky
The Coffey Still is the worlds first patented continuous still invented by Mr. Aeneas Coffey in 1830. Masataka Taketsuru valued the feature of this type of still, which retains the flavours of ingredients and also creates a distinctive texture. Complex, sweet and mellow flavours in Nikka Coffey invites you back to beauties of grain whisky.
Distilled by Kirin at Fuji Gotemba distillery in 1980's. This blend was released to try and compete with Suntory whiskys. 43% ABV
Ichiro's Malt & Grain Blended Whisky
Ichiro Akutos most voluminous and accessible Whisky is, as it says on the label, a blend of Malt and Grain Whiskies. While the exact source of the material is not published, we know its a blend of Japanese distilled material vatted with Whiskies sourced from around the world. In addition to Whisky from his own stocksincluding, potentially, Hanyu and Karuizawa, as well as his own Chichibuthe blend contains spirits from Canada, the United States, Ireland and Scotland. The imported Whiskeys are 3-5-years-old, aged in their country of origin before being carefully blended with local Japanese material and matured a further 1-3 years at Chichibu. The Whisky is vatted in 2 x 5,000-litre wooden barrels built by French cooper Taransaud. Non-chill filtered, non-coloured. Casa de Vinos notes: Nose: On the nose you are happy to welcome the sweet notes of butterscotch, stone fruit, toasted cereals and malt, banana, as well as a hint of pale straw. Palate: Light, elegant and sweet, you are greeted with toffee, roasted chestnuts, lemon zest, gingerbread, banana and vanilla notes of barley malt.