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Ginkgo Japanese Blended Malt

Overall rating
84.16/100
votes
35
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Number of bottles
6000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
16 Oct 2010 10:18 pm

Average value

€ 221.86

3 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ginkgo Japanese Blended Malt

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.16 points

  1. vredensever scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Ichiro Akuto told me that that is bottled in 2007.

    Thank him for information.

  2. yoparachatta scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    I love this so much, should have bought this when it was still available (took several years to sell out, at about 60 euros). By far my favorite blend, very smooth and accessible, yet it has some typically japanese characteristics, of much more expensive whiskies (some of the good Hanyus typically).
    • Nose
      Caramel, then the lovely incense temple smell I so much love in some japanese whisky (mizunara wood?), mouthwatering smoked ham. Also flowery notes, jasmine, freshly opened apricots.
    • Taste
      Beautiful fruit to oak transition, creme brulee. 
    • Finish
      The amazing oaky bitterness I associate with mizunara (japanese oak). I might be wrong though, as I am not sure any mizunara casks where involved in this blend.

  3. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Light, floral and delicate, but also sweet (slightly honeyed) and fruity. On the palate, superb balance, both intense and spicy and flexible on the other hand. Some notes of coffee. Finale floral, malty, sweet and long!

    Enthusiasm 4/5

  4. Niels V did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Lutfisk:
    Around autumn 2010. It`s one of the first bottles from Akuto Ichiro`s Venture whisky.
    So this should be placed under Venture Whisky / Chichibu, I guess.

  5. Lutfisk did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    Anyone who has a clue when this was bottled?

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