Matsui Mizunara Cask
Matsui Mizunara Cask Whisky at Third Base Market & Spirits
Third Base Market & Spirits is pleased to offer a whisky that stands as a testament to Japanese craftsmanship and innovation: the Matsui Mizunara Cask Whisky. This expression is an exceptional marriage of Japanese distilling techniques and the unmistakable influence of Mizunara oak, a wood indigenous to Japan and seldom used in the whisky world due to its rarity and expense.
- Name: Matsui Mizunara Cask Whisky
- Type: Single Malt Whisky
- Age: NAS (Non-Age Statement)
- Region: Tottori Prefecture, Japan
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): Approximately 48%
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
Matsui Mizunara Cask Whisky possesses a captivating amber hue, leaning towards golden. The visual richness hints at the whisky's storied journey through the elusive Mizunara casks, promising a layered, complex experience.
On the nose, Matsui Mizunara Cask Whisky offers an intricate olfactory symphony. It commences with an elegant sweetness, evoking aromas of honeycomb and floral notes, which slowly unfurls to reveal deeper complexities. Subtle hints of coconut and oriental spices are complemented by an overture of sandalwood and light smoky undertones.
The palate introduces itself with a silky texture and an expansive flavor profile. The initial sweetness gives way to a melange of flavors, from exotic fruits like lychee and peach to more traditional whisky notes of vanilla and caramel. The distinct Mizunara influence manifests in a spiciness that is both invigorating and refined, accented by flavors of incense and a slight nuttiness.
The finish is where the Matsui Mizunara Cask truly shines. It is remarkably long-lasting, allowing the imbiber ample time to savor the complexity and elegance that this whisky brings to the table. The finish lingers with a gentle warmth and a complex layering of spices and fruits, almost mimicking a spiced peach cobbler but with an added depth and maturity.
Available exclusively at Third Base Market & Spirits, Matsui Mizunara Cask Whisky offers a luxurious journey into the meticulous and often esoteric world of Japanese whisky craftsmanship. The infusion of Mizunara oak imparts a rare and unique character that differentiates it from its global counterparts. A bottle of Matsui Mizunara is not just a drink, but an expedition into a realm of flavors and sensations that can only be described as sublimely Japanese.