1986 Single Cask 7387

Karuizawa, 1986 Single Cask 7387

This was bottled in 2008, so it’s 22 years old, and it is a shining example of a big sherried Karuizawa.

Nose: An intense mix of red berries, over ripe black currants, Camp coffee, plums, figs, a late Autumnal damp forest floor, and mushroomy notes.
Palate: with water this is something of an oral firework display, with lemon and grapefruit to the fore, nuts, honey, milk chocolate and orange centre stage, and oak and spice late on.
Finish: Not as long as some other expressions but a nice, sweet mix of fruit, oak. Less demanding than older Karuizawas, but that’s no bad thing.

Spirit Details

Master Category

Whisky - Japan

Sub-Category

Single Malt, Cask Strength

Country

Japan

Alcohol

60.7%

Bottle Size

70cl

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Japanese dream

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Dominic Roskrow

UK Stockist

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