Donders, what a nice whisky! If you still want to purchase it (can still be found) then you pay the main prize for this. There is a real hype surrounding this distillery and Japanese whisky in general. It is a whisky that gets richer and more complex from a few drops of water, but be careful with it! it would be a shame if you would ruin such a unique (and expensive) whisky. Take your time and you will be rewarded with a wealth of exotic and rich aromas
A fruity, elegant, rich, balanced and complex whisky with notes of black currants, red berries, papaya, coconut, jasmine, pear candies, leather, hedge leaves, tea, mint, spearmint, sawdust, soft sherry notes, cashew nuts, pepper, vanilla, cassia, hint to clove, syrup, linseed oil, ripe plums, raisins, cedar, oak, sweet ginger, earthy notes, mandarins, orange peel, bergamot, beeswax, butter, floral notes and a hint of light smoky sandalwood
A deeply layered, rich, intriguing and complex whisky with notes of resin, apple, almond, ginger, pickled ginger, salt, varnish, green tea, cinnamon, earl gray tea, orange, kumquat's, licorice, white pepper, aniseed, prunes , hint to cherries, dates, hint to smoke, mango, pineapple, melon, ash, honey, rich oak (without the heavy bitterness), chilli, toffee, gooseberries and oriental spices.
A long, fresh sour and rich aftertaste with notes of red berries, jams, green tea, pepper, earthy notes, soft drying oak, ginger and spices.