Whisky Karuizawa 8 years, 700 ml
Whiskey dark amber color.
The taste of whiskey is well balanced, with bright floral notes, delicate fruit, oak nuances. The finish is rather short, with hints of strawberry and chocolate.
Whiskey with intense but delicate and elegant aroma with hints of long dried herbs, floral notes, intense tones of pear, peach, honey and beeswax.
Whisky is great as a digestif, goes well with a cigar and natural coffee.
Malt whiskey Karuizawa 8 Year Old is a perfect, well-balanced taste and excellent rich bouquet. Whiskey aged in oak barrels of sherry. Whiskey awarded 8 points out of 10 assessment Dave Broome (Dave Broom), one of the main experts of the magazine "Whisky Magazine".
Small distillery Karuizawa (Karuizawa), founded in 1955 on the site of the vineyard at the foot of Mount Asama at an altitude of 850 meters above sea level, specializes in traditional and low-circulation production of high-quality whiskey. Karuizawa uses only barley variety Golden Promise, wooden vats for the wort, small stills and Spanish barrels of sherry. Whiskey Karuizawa style, perhaps the closest to a Japanese whiskey Scottish malt, but at the same time have their own unique character. The water is filtered naturally flowing through hardened lava, and the distillery is located in a climate with very hot summers and very cold winters, allowing variations in the mode of maturation.