Ichiros Malt Double Distilleries Japanese Pure Malt Whisky 700ml 46%

This is a blended malt from the Chichibu Distillery, built by Ichiro Akuto that combines whisky from his Grandfather, Isouji Akuto's, Hanyu Distillery that was built in 1941 and closed in 2000.  A rare and complex combination of Sherry matured Hanyu and Chicibu matured In Japanese oak. 

Nose: Sweet honey suckle, milk chocolate, figs and red apple. Rounded oak, and a note of vanilla and biscuits notes.

Palate: Sweet cinnamon, nutmeg and a little ginger, with warming honeyed malt that follows. Lingering oak that creates a silky but spicy mouthfeel.

Finish: Medium. Bittersweet notes of oak, mint, liquorice and ginger. 


Chichibu Distillery: A Japanese Whisky Distillery with a History

Chichibu Distillery is a Japanese whisky distillery located in the town of Chichibu in Saitama Prefecture. The distillery was founded in 2004 by Ichiro Akuto, the grandson of the founder of the Hanyu Distillery.

The Chichibu Distillery is one of the smallest distilleries in Japan, and it produces a small quantity of single malt whisky each year. The distillery is known for its use of traditional methods and its focus on quality.

The water used in the production of Chichibu whiskies comes from the Chichibu River, which is said to have a high mineral content. The distillery also uses peated barley in some of its whiskies, which gives them a smoky flavor.

Chichibu whiskies are highly regarded by whisky enthusiasts, and they have won numerous awards at international whisky competitions. The distillery is a popular tourist destination, and it offers tours and tastings to the public. Its essential to book a visit prior to arrival.

SKU 2540_700ml
Brand Chichibu Distillery / Ichiros Malt
Shipping Weight 1.5000kg
Shipping Width 0.150m
Shipping Height 0.300m
Shipping Length 0.150m
Shipping Cubic 0.006750000m3