The smallest craft distillery in Japan making headways on the world award stage. Nagahama distillery in the northern part of Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefecture. Japan's smallest class distillery that only started operation in November 2016. These craft whiskies are made in this small distillery famously known in the region for its unique shape alembic pot stills, that makes you feel the very origin of artisan whisky making. The newmake spirit from these unique pot stills have a rich, floral and malty character. The Amahagan ‘Blended World Malt’ series are unashamedly world malt blends, due to the shortage of local malt in Japan, however the blending, finishing and more all takes place at Nagahama Distillery. The whiskies are filtered using the purest of water in Japan and finished in the finest oak from many forms. This Amahagan Yamazakura Wood Finish is a fantastic blend of malts from the up and coming Nagahama distillery. The distillery now has a number of whiskies in its range and they have been well received in Japan and beyond. This one brings the essence of “Yamazakura” – Yama meaning mountains and Sakura referring to Cherry Blossom trees – to the bottle. Refreshing aromas of wild cherry blossom combine with hints of incense, orange peel and black honey to create a fantastic overall drinking experience.
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