A Japanese blended whisky that has been the subject of some controversy. The bottling for the home market in Japan is made with malt whisky and molasses spirit, which would not be classed as 'whisky' in the EU. This export version, however, is made from malt and grain whiskies.
White Oak Akashi Blended Whisky
The White Oak Akashi is a promising Japanese blend equipped with a suprisingly powerful aroma and a slightly different aqueous structure.
|Nose||Powerful, fruity with apple aroma, sweet malt and honey, chamomile, floral, turf and rubber.|
|Palate||Soft, sweet, fine apple flavoring, malt and peat, light, young, raw and crunchy.|
|Finish||Short, sweet and slightly fruity with peat.|