Asakura Barrel Aged Shochu – Brandy (Cognac) Cask
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Barley shochu is aged in shochu seasoned oak for 6 years.
The contents of a seasoned shochu barrel are transferred to an ex Brandy (Cognac) cask and aged for a further one year.
The Cognac cask imparts a complex and mellow flavour which lingers on the palate.
A beautiful union of French Oak and Japanese Shochu.
Nose: Orange Blossom, Marzipan, Tarte Tatin, Nutmeg
Palate: Warm and inviting. Muscovado sugar, caramel with freshly ground nutmeg. Stewed apricots and quince jelly. Shortbread crumbs with a delicate drop of bergamot oil. Beautifully rounded with gingerbread and Christmas spice.
Finish: Full bodied and complex, with a satisfying long lasting and lingering finish.
– Over Ice