Teitessa 30 Year Old Japanese Grain Whisky
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  • woody
  • toasted
  • oak
  • cedarwood
  • caramel
  • vanilla
  • umami
  • warm
  • sweet

Teitessa

30 Year Old Japanese Grain Whisky (0.75l, 40%)
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A warm and surprising Single Grain Whisky from the foothills of Mount Fuji in Japan.

Mount Fuji is an icon of Japanese culture around the world. The majestic, snow-capped stratovolcano sits bout sixty mile east of Tokyo. But much closer in the southern foothills is the town of Fuji where the melted glacial waters from Mount Fuji spring out from the rocks. It is in this perfect place that Fuji Takasago and his brewmaster Noto Tōji decided to build the Miyazaki Saki and Shochu facility in 1831. They have grown slowly and honorably in the same location for nearly two hundred years, expanding into a range of quality Spirits.

Teitessa is the house brand of Whisky from Miyazaki and Iconic Spirits is listed as the sole importer. Teitessa 30 Year Old Grain Japanese Whisky is made from a single grain — most likely rice fermented using the koji process. The aging barrels listed include Spanish oak, American white oak, and Rothan oak where this gentle Japanese Spirit has aged for three decades.

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Appearance / Color
Dark Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma has a strong wood influence with a distinct aroma of warm toasted oak and a bit of cedar over layers of caramel flan.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavor profile is sweet and light with vanilla, caramel, and an interesting umami note.

Finish
The finish is relatively long and just a bit dry.

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  • woody
  • toasted
  • oak
  • cedarwood
  • caramel
  • vanilla
  • umami
  • warm
  • sweet
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
It's not uncommon for Japanese Whisky to be aged in mizunara (Japanese oak) casks. Suntory conducted a research on how mizunara oak influences Whisky flavor and found out it adds coconut notes to it.
In recent years, Japanese Whiskies have won several top prizes at the World Whisky Awards and have consistently scored higher than Scotch Whiskies in blind tastings. Talk about a student surpassing the master!
Japanese Single Malts, like Scotch, are double-distilled in pot stills. Grain Whiskies, on the other hand, are distilled in column stills.
Japan is the second biggest producer of Single Malt Whisky in the world.
The Highball brought Japanese Whisky back to life. Aside from some attention from overseas, Japanese Whisky consumption domestically was very low during the better part of the early 2000s. It wasn’t until 2008, when Suntory launched the Highball campaign featuring their Kakubin Whisky that things kicked off.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
It's not uncommon for Japanese Whisky to be aged in mizunara (Japanese oak) casks. Suntory conducted a research on how mizunara oak influences Whisky flavor and found out it adds coconut notes to it.
In recent years, Japanese Whiskies have won several top prizes at the World Whisky Awards and have consistently scored higher than Scotch Whiskies in blind tastings. Talk about a student surpassing the master!
Japanese Single Malts, like Scotch, are double-distilled in pot stills. Grain Whiskies, on the other hand, are distilled in column stills.
Japan is the second biggest producer of Single Malt Whisky in the world.
The Highball brought Japanese Whisky back to life. Aside from some attention from overseas, Japanese Whisky consumption domestically was very low during the better part of the early 2000s. It wasn’t until 2008, when Suntory launched the Highball campaign featuring their Kakubin Whisky that things kicked off.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
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