Ohishi 8 Year Old Sherry Cask

Ohishi 8 Year Old Sherry Cask

(0.7l, 42.2%)


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Rare Sherried delicacy from Kyushu. 

On the Japanese island of Kyushu, next to the pure river Kuma, there's a unique family-run Ohishi distillery, founded in 1872, that uses sorcery to turn rice into Whiskey. Yes, rice. Where distilleries usually use barley, Ohishi uses Japan's favorite grain to create a superb sake-like Spirit. And not just any type: they use mochi rice from Kumamoto, and add gohyakumanishi rice, grown through organic farming, employing koi carp to control weeds. It sounds like a lot of work, but it pays off greatly.

This expression is quite a rare delicacy that spent 8 years in Sherry casks from Spain. Now, maturing your Whiskey in Sherry casks isn’t exactly cheap, and it’s really hard to find the perfect ones worthy of your juice. Luckily, Ohishi has been enriching their Whisky in Sherry casks for nearly four decades, so they know a guy who knows a guy that has the best casks. This exotic delicacy boasts dark fruity flavors and lovely cinnamon-tobacco dance.

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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 USA they spell it Whiskey.

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Appearance / Color

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Sherry-forward nose with notes of oak, citrus, ash, and dried dark fruits.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The nose translates to the palate deliciously with lots of Sherry and dried dark fruits, accompanied by notes of vanilla, citrus, and oily nuts.

Long and lavish finish with a touch of Sherry, cocoa, dark fruit and spice.
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