Kurayoshi Sherry Cask

Kurayoshi Sherry Cask Whisky at Third Base Market & Spirits

In the upper echelons of Japanese whisky sits the Kurayoshi Sherry Cask, a meticulously crafted offering from the esteemed Matsui Shuzo distillery located in Japan's Tottori Prefecture. As a part of Third Base Market & Spirits' handpicked collection of remarkable spirits, this whisky epitomizes the pinnacle of Japanese expertise, coupling innovative techniques with traditional craftsmanship. Its captivating essence is as complex as it is unforgettable, curated to enthrall the palate of both the whisky connoisseur and the curious epicurean.

Product Details:

  • Name: Kurayoshi Sherry Cask Whisky
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky, Sherry Cask Finished
  • Age: NAS (No Age Statement)
  • Region: Tottori Prefecture, Japan
  • Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 46%

Tasting Notes and Technical Description:

Visual Appearance:
Glistening in a deep, mahogany hue, the whisky's color speaks to its luscious sojourn in the sherry casks. The darker shade exudes a sense of gravitas and promises a complex journey of flavors and aromas.

Nose (Aroma):
The olfactory profile is opulent and intensely aromatic. It offers a layered complexity of dried fruits—most notably figs and raisins—complemented by undertones of nutmeg, cloves, and caramelized oranges. A delicate veil of oaken spice adds depth and sophistication.

Palate (Taste):
On the palate, the whisky is decadent and richly textured. The sherry cask influence manifests itself profoundly, with succulent flavors of dark chocolate, roasted almonds, and ripe cherries making their appearance. These are well-integrated with spiced elements of cinnamon and a faint touch of leather, adding layers to its intricate composition.

The finish is elongated and luxurious, leaving an endearing impression of spicy oak and a subtle resurgence of sherry sweetness. A whisper of tobacco and dark chocolate lingers, closing the experience in a nuanced, multifaceted manner.

Full-bodied with an oily, almost velvety texture, the Kurayoshi Sherry Cask envelopes your palate with its opulence, encouraging a leisurely savoring of each drop.

Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:

The Kurayoshi Sherry Cask stands as a paragon of both Japanese craftsmanship and our selection standards at Third Base Market & Spirits. With its intricate balance between the whisky's innate character and the exuberance of sherry influence, it is a genuine pleasure for any spirit enthusiast.

Available in limited quantities, this whisky is perfect for special occasions or as an extravagant treat for those quiet moments of reflection. Its presence within our portfolio serves as a hallmark of our commitment to providing a diverse and excellent range of premium spirits.

In summary, Kurayoshi Sherry Cask Whisky is a masterful example of Japanese distillation artistry, enriched with the soul of Spanish sherry casks. Its place within the prestigious lineup at Third Base Market & Spirits highlights our commitment to source and offer only the finest spirits, ensuring a high-quality, unforgettable drinking experience for our esteemed clientele.

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