Ichiro’s, Chichibu, ‘Malt & Grain’ Japanese Whisky Blend

$134.95 inc GST

700 ml, 46% abv, Japan

A whisky blended by Ichiro Akuro, the founder of the now famous Chichibu Distillery in Japan, he’s known as the master of Chichibu distillery.

“On the nose it’s clean and fruity, a pleasant and approachable blended whisky. On the mouth it opens with apricot, peach and vanilla, moving to citrus and pepper. The finish is one of oak, vanilla and fresh stone fruits”

(current stock labeled as ‘world blend’)

In stock

Description

NOSE : Peach fuzz, vanilla, lychen, barley, cauliflower and white sauce, lemon, woodstain, straw, banana.

PALATE : Light and crisp, lemon squash, chestnuts, straw, barley, vanilla, banana and a little chilli. With water, it has toffee, tobacco and pineapple.

FINISH : Shortish, smooth and easy going. Bittersweet. On toffee, lemon, tobacco, bran, banana and a hint of nutmeg.

(thejapanesewhiskyreview.com)

’85’ Whisky Bible 2014.