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Shizuoka Contact S

Overall rating
89.50/100
votes
13
Whiskybase ID
WB194426
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2021
Stated Age
03 years old
Casktype
Bourbon
Number of bottles
5000
Strength
55.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
26 Oct 2021 2:10 pm by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 528.82

25 × in wishlist

13 × member ratings

112 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Shizuoka Contact S

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.50 points

  1. thijs100 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    I prefer the Prologue K over the Shizuoka Contact S, but not by much. The Prologue K is a little richer and darker, while the Contact S is more vibrant
    • Nose
      Highlighted by light, gentle wood smoke with earthy notes, but also sweet caramel, grilled mangoes and stewed apples. I also get nectarines and peaches from the Shizuoka Contact S, as well as some clever farmy notes and a touch of fennel.
    • Taste
      Great oily mouthfeel. A peppery arrival with creamy vanilla, earthy smoke and sandal wood, as well as tobacco. Water brings out whispers of gingerbread, smoked malt and sweet dulce de leche. There are whispers of orange peel and lychees, but it's certainly not as fruity as the nose.
    • Finish
      More of the above and pretty long too.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. KyotoLefty scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Appearance: Bright, deep gold.

    Nose: Juicy stone fruits, honey, vanilla, spicy.

    Palate: Sweet, nectarine and apricot, lightest of smoke, very spicy.

    Finish: Boozy. Spicy, with deep stone fruits, raisins, light smoke.

    With Water: Necessary at this strength. More oak and more peat come out.

    Overall: Lovely fruit and malt sweetness. Complex and delicious. Love the stone fruit. Best official release yet. ¥

  4. geriud scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

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