Shinobu Pure Malt Mizunara Wood Japanese Oak Finish

“Shinobu” means “Forbearance” in Japanese, symbolizing the spirit of a samurai, like making great spirits which takes time, patience and persistence.
This Shinobu expression has been matured in ex-sherry and ex-bourbon casks, before finishing them in precious Japanese Mizunara Oak. Famous for imparting rich, luscious flavors of apples, pears, cloves and nutmegs, Mizunara Oak has been used in Japan since the 1930s.

    Nose:    Vanilla, plums, sandalwood, minty.

    Taste:    Slightly sweet, spices, vanilla, citrus, smoky oak.

    Finish:    Medium, sweet, intense, minty, slight bitterness.