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A special blend of Japanese Whiskies designed to reflect the flavors and hues of Japan in Autumn.
Shiki Distillery is a brand new venture located in the Hyogo Prefecture, just northwest of Osaka, Japan. They are preparing to distill their own Spirits, but like most ventures in the Spirits industry, They have begun by curating Spirits from Japan’s best producers to establish a style. Their first foray in the Shiki line of four Whiskies meant to reflect the character of the four seasons in Japan.
Shunka Shuto Autumn Japanese Blended Whiskey is comprised of a range of Japanese Spirits that have been carefully married to craft a flavor profile. In this case, to taste like Autumn in Japan. And just as the Autumn season brings a wash of vibrant colors from the maple trees around Kyoto, Shunka Shuto Autumn brings vibrant notes of apple and lemon and freshly harvested grain.
In Japanese, the word “Shiki” (四季) translates as “Four Seasons.”
Appearance / Color
Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma is bright with lemon zest and honey over a current of crisp apple and a hint of ripe stone fruits.
Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavor profile builds upon the aromas adding notes of toasted granola and warm oak to the harvest fruits.
The finish is long, warm, and lightly sweet.
The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Shunka Shuto Autumn Blended Japanese Whisky and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.
We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.