A no age statement single malt whisky from the Miyagikyo distillery in the Miyagi Prefecture. Characteristic of their expressions, this Miyagikyo single malt features plenty of interplay between spice and sweet fruit notes – should serve as a good introduction to Japanese whisky.Whiskies from the Miyagikyo distillery are known to be distinctively mild and fruity
Nose: Fresh orchard fruits with some sultana and sandalwood as well as intense citrus and apple fizzy belt sweets. Apricot chunks from yoghurts, hints of oak-y, cinnamon-y spice.
Palate: Green apple skin, a little almond. Zesty lime and cracked black pepper, with a touch of young malt here and there.
Finish: Clean with light spices.
Smooth. Non-Smokey. Fruit and sweet. Not spicy.
Amazingly good stuff.