Distillery: Sakurao Distillery, Hiroshima
Size: 700 ml
Sakurao Distillery was founded in Sakurao, directly facing the famous Miyajima World Heritage Site in the heart of Hatsukaichi City in Hiroshima. They produce their whiskies under the SAKURAO and TOGOUCHI brands. This is the first release of Sakurao bottled at cask strength ABV of 54%.
Color: Dark Amber Nose: Grassy, earthy with some citrus fruits, ripe grapes, orange and some cereal and fresh oak/pencil shavings Palate: Sweet vanilla with some saltiness combined with smoky undertones, subtle spiciness and moderate bitterness Finish: Oak spices with some sweetness and a hint of bitterness