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Asakura Barrel Aged Shochu Liqueur – Brandy (Cognac) Cask

$125.00

Availability: In stock

SKU: JWASAKURABRANDY Categories: ,
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.

- Neat
- Over Ice 
- Sidecar

Volume: 500ml
ABV: 40%

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