Kurayoshi 12 Year
Kurayoshi 12 Year is a meticulously crafted Japanese whisky that originates from the Matsui Shuzo distillery in the Tottori Prefecture, located in western Japan. Known for the purity of its natural springs, the region provides an ideal setting for whisky production. The spirit's uniqueness lies in the Japanese art of blending and aging, which is evident in its delicate yet complex flavor profile. Available at Third Base Market & Spirits, Kurayoshi 12 Year offers an exquisite journey into Japanese whisky craftsmanship.
- Name: Kurayoshi 12 Year
- Type: Single Malt Japanese Whisky
- Age: 12 Years
- Region: Tottori Prefecture, Japan
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 46%
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
In the glass, Kurayoshi 12 Year presents itself in a light golden hue, resembling the gentle sunlight that bathes the Japanese countryside.
The nose is a harmonious blend of floral notes, primarily reminiscent of cherry blossoms and lavender, mingled with hints of fresh fruits such as green apple and pear. A whisper of malty sweetness and a touch of oak surface as the whisky opens up.
Upon the first sip, the whisky unfolds its complex array of flavors in a gentle cascade. Expect a delicate balance of fruitiness embodied in green apple and peach flavors, supported by undertones of honey and vanilla. Mid-palate, a subtle spice enters the scene, introducing nuances of white pepper and ginger.
The finish is long, clean, and graceful, with a lingering sweetness accompanied by a soft, herbal aftertaste, rounding out a most satisfying experience.
The whisky boasts a smooth and silky mouthfeel, consistent with its elegant demeanor.
Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:
Kurayoshi 12 Year is the epitome of balance and refinement, reflective of Japan's deep-rooted respect for nature and meticulous craftsmanship. This is a must-have for anyone interested in diving into the world of Japanese whiskies or anyone looking to broaden their whisky repertoire with something a bit different.
Its delicate flavors and complex profile make it an excellent candidate for food pairings with lighter fare such as sushi, grilled seafood, or simple appetizers like cheese and crackers.
Given its age and the growing interest in Japanese whiskies, Kurayoshi 12 Year is a valued addition to our collection at Third Base Market & Spirits. Its limited availability makes it a sought-after bottle, so we encourage you to experience it while our stocks last.
For those who appreciate the subtle artistry of Japanese whisky, Kurayoshi 12 Year is an exceptional choice that captures the very essence of Japan's whisky-making tradition. At Third Base Market & Spirits, we are delighted to feature such an exquisite and refined spirit, well worthy of any discerning palate.