In the 1970s Mt. Fuji Distillery was established by Kirin-Seagram Co., Ltd., a joint venture of Kirin Brewery Co., Seagrams., and Chivas Brothers.
There are many different styles of whisky produced here included Scotch malt whisky style, American Bourbon, Canadian and Scotch Grain. Kirin now owns the distillery outright and of course, their brewing experience makes this a distillery to keep in regard. Their first-ever releases were launched here in the US in the fall of 2021.
Nose: Aromas of poached pear, rustic fruit tart, Cognac, and marron glacé.
Water brings out red berries.
Palate: Smooth mouthfeel with multi-layered flavors of poached pear, orange marmalade, raspberry jam, spiciness of rye, and bitter chocolate. Water brings out red berries and a delicate spiciness reminiscent of rye bread and cinnamon.
Finish: Mellow with gentle sweetness and pleasant spiciness, Smooth and moderately long aftertaste with a hint of exotic incense.
- Bottle Size750
- StyleSingle Grain
- Country of OriginJapan
- Cask StrengthNo
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