San-In Ex-Bourbon Whisky
San-In Ex-Bourbon Whisky at Third Base Market & Spirits
San-In Ex-Bourbon Whisky is a spirited embodiment of the art of Japanese whisky-making, inflected with a distinct influence from American bourbon barrels. This gem, hailing from the San-In region of Japan, is both a celebration of traditional craft and an adventurous excursion into global flavors. Proudly presented in the curated selection at Third Base Market & Spirits, it stands as an enlightening choice for connoisseurs of international whiskies.
- Name: San-In Ex-Bourbon Whisky
- Type: Single Malt Whisky
- Age: NAS (Non-Age Statement)
- Region: San-In, Japan
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): Approximately 43-45% (may vary)
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
The whisky presents itself in an alluring amber hue, with light dancing through it to create a visual tapestry that hints at its complexity.
An intricate aromatic structure greets the olfactory senses—subtle notes of tropical fruits like banana and mango intertwine effortlessly with vanilla, brought forth by its ex-bourbon cask maturation. A gentle waft of Japanese oak and the faintest touch of sea breeze complete this multi-layered nose.
San-In Ex-Bourbon Whisky showcases a sophisticated palate. It delivers a harmonious blend of caramel sweetness, a dash of spice, and the umami complexity inherent to Japanese whiskies. The influence of the bourbon cask is evident but not overwhelming, offering vanilla and toasted coconut notes that enrich the experience.
A smooth, elongated finish offers lingering notes of oak, a touch of iodine, and the ephemeral complexity of oriental spices. It leaves an inviting warmth that travels from the mouth down the throat, inviting yet another sip.
The whisky possesses a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, thanks to its slightly elevated ABV, providing a gratifying, almost chewable texture.
Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:
San-In Ex-Bourbon Whisky is precisely the type of complex, multi-faceted spirit that Third Base Market & Spirits aims to offer to its discerning clientele. It appeals to both Japanese whisky purists and those who are intrigued by the meeting of Eastern distillation and Western aging techniques.
It's a fascinating option for those interested in whiskies that defy easy categorization and offer a rich tasting journey. Given its uniqueness, it commands a special position within our extensive portfolio.
In summation, San-In Ex-Bourbon Whisky serves as a compelling study in the art of blending tradition and innovation. It’s a whisky that transcends geographical and stylistic boundaries to present something wholly individual yet universally appealing. Third Base Market & Spirits is pleased to make this intriguing spirit available to those who relish explorations into the intricate world of fine whiskies. Highly recommended for aficionados seeking a new realm of taste sensations.