Hatozaki 12yo Umeshu Cask Finish

70cl, 46% – Japan

Hatozaki Small Batch 12-Year-Old Umeshu Cask Finish is a 100% hand-crafted malt whisky, a blend of premium single malts, each aged for a minimum of 12 years in American Oak casks before being married and then further finished in bespoke barrels that previously held superior Umeshu liqueur for an additional 6 months.

Nose: Floral honey, creamy vanilla, and lots of fresh orchard fruit.

Palate: Through cherry blossom and lavendar comes lychee, dried apricot, sweet peaches in cream, and toffee.

Finish: Violets and vanilla linger.