Ichiro's Malt Wine Wood Reserve

Blended

Ichiro's Malt // Japan

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    88
  • Avg. Rating

    4.13
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 15 )

By the world-renowned Chichibu distillery headed by Ichiro Akuto, this blended whisky consists of malt whisky from Chichibu and the now silent Hanyu distillery, previously owned by Ichiro's family. The expression was finished in French ex-wine barrels, adding an extra layer of depth to the expression.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    46.0
  • Blended
    Comprised of both single malt(s) and single grain(s) often from many different distilleries; if Scotch or Irish must be aged for at least three years in oak barrels; Irish may include single pot still whiskey in the blend.
  • Cask Type
    finished in French red wine casks

Tasting Notes

"A flurry of decadence on the nose, led by berries, dark chocolate, and abundant winter spice. The spice, fruit, and chocolate move on to the palate joined by rich oak, earth, and roasted nuts. The finish is long, spicy, and satisfying. "

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Flavor Profile

Sweet & Spicy