Akashi 5 Year Old Sherry Cask Japanese Single Malt Whisky

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Japanese Whisky - 50% / 50cl

£118.95

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    Description

    The "Akashi Single Malt Sherry Cask" undergoes a five-year aging process exclusively in sherry casks and maintains its natural colour and character without chill-filtering or colouring. This remarkable whisky was honoured with a Silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Whisky & Spirits Competition, a testament to its quality and craftsmanship.

    Tasting Note by Eigashima Distillery:
    Nose: Intense – White fruits & vanilla.
    Palate: Rich and silky – Dried fruits & almond.

    Specifications

    • Type: Japanese Whisky
    • Region: Hyogo
    • Country: Japan
    • Brand/Distillery: Eigashima (White Oak)
    • Cask Type: Sherry Cask | Hogshead Cask
    • Age: 5 Year Old
    • Volume: 50cl
    • ABV: 50%
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    Next-Day Delivery Policy for UK Orders

    • For next working day delivery, place orders by 1 PM (Mon-Fri).
    • Orders over £100: Free delivery.
    • Orders under £100: £6.45 delivery fee.
    • Orders placed after 1 PM or on weekends are processed the next working day, affecting delivery times.

    Saturday Delivery:

    • For Saturday delivery, place orders by 1 PM on Friday.
    • Saturday delivery fee: £7.95.
    • Not available in: Channel Islands, Highlands & Islands of Scotland, Isle of Man, Isle of Scilly, Northern Ireland. Orders for these areas must be placed by 1 PM on Thursday.

    Standard Delivery Time (for specific areas - Channel Islands, Highlands & Islands of Scotland, Isle of Man, Isle of Scilly, and Northern Ireland):

    • The standard delivery time is two working days for these areas.
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    Unhappy? We offer hassle-free, free 14-day returns and exchanges. Whether it's a late delivery, a damaged parcel, a broken product, or if you just change your mind, we'll be there to make the process easy. We will send you a return label at no extra cost to ensure your return or exchange is as straightforward as possible. Whether you want your order exchanged or refunded, count on us to handle it smoothly.

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    • Experience top-tier protection during shipping, matching plastic's security levels.
    • Our packaging is eco-conscious: 100% recyclable, compostable, and biodegradable internal fittings made from recycled materials. The outer carton is 70% recycled card and entirely recyclable.

    Packed With Care:

    • We prioritise your satisfaction, meticulously packing each order for optimal condition upon arrival.
    • Our eco-friendly approach doesn't compromise on protection, ensuring your items are safe during transit.
    • Every order is thoughtfully packed by our team to guarantee it reaches you in pristine condition, reflecting our dedication to both product integrity and the environment.

    Eigashima Distillery: A Legacy of Distinctive Whiskey Crafting

    Eigashima Distillery, nestled in the coastal city of Akashi in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, is a storied institution in the world of whiskey. It holds the distinction of being one of the oldest sake and shochu producers in Japan, with a history dating back to 1679. The distillery entered the whiskey market in the early 20th century, obtaining its license in 1919, which makes it one of the first licensed whiskey distilleries in Japan. Known for their Akashi label, Eigashima Distillery's offerings range from rich, aged single malts to more approachable blends, each showcasing a unique character influenced by the region's maritime climate.

    Eigashima Distillery: Uniqueness in Location and Craft

    What sets Eigashima Distillery apart is its unique location and the influence this has on the whiskey aging process. Positioned near the sea, the distillery benefits from a particular microclimate that imparts a distinctive character to its whiskeys. The salty sea air and varying temperatures contribute to a faster maturation process, resulting in a complexity of flavors and a smoother finish, even in their younger whiskeys. Additionally, Eigashima's small-scale production ensures meticulous attention to detail and a focus on quality over quantity. Their commitment to traditional methods, coupled with the unique environmental factors, cements Eigashima Distillery as a unique and respected player in the Japanese whiskey landscape.

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