Fukano Whisky (2017 Edition)

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Fukano // Japan

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3 out of 5 stars
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Released in July 2017, there will be 4400 bottles available worldwide for this 2017 edition. This is a no age statement release with the whisky comprised of malted rice grown in Japan. This batch is made from whisky aged in five used Fukano whisky barrels along with three first-fill French red wine barrels. Bottled at 42.8% ABV.

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  • Other Whiskey
    A spirit distilled from a mash of grain(s) at less than 95% ABV, bottled at no less than 40% ABV. The product must have characteristics, taste, and aroma generally attributed to whiskey
  • Cask Type
    used whisky and French red wine barrels

Tasting Notes

"Fukano's 2017 release is delicate and elegant, with the distinctive character of the rice distillate shining through the light barrel influence. With sake on the nose and a palate of toasted rice, jasmine flowers, and a hint of vanilla, it's unlike much else on the market. Its light body and refined flavors make it ideal for enjoying neat."

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