Hanyu 2000

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Game
Stated Age
12 years old
Red Oak Heads Hogshead
Number of bottles
57.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Shinanoya Private Cask 5th Anniversary
jp Japan
Added on
26 dec 2012 1:43 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2861.85

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24 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Hanyu 2000

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 90.86 points.

  1. W_Kun scored this whisky 92 points Member Senior

    it's going to be long!

    Color: gold (it's Hanyu !!!)

    First Nose: So rich but smooth ! Banana, relaxing balm, frangipane, toasted slice of brioche. Wood and fabrics of Indonesian puppets. Watermelon. Crème brûlée and toffee. Overripe mango with a hint of viennoiserie. The wood that comes back with the zither of North Africa that my grandparents own. Milk of almond then coco milk. Nougatine and orange zest. Green plants stems, Tomatoes basil. Tapenade and rosemary to finish on a salty touch.

    First mouth: Peppery, coconut milk again. Raspberry yogurt. Grapefruit for a touch of bitterness. Laurel and liquorice. Precious wood in the background. Croissant with Isigny butter. Soft bread. Black Dragibus, strawberry Tagada (I become a child again). Crème pâtissière (Tart Tropézienne) and fresh fruits (Melon, kiwi). Green tea and zest of lemon/orange. Fruits again with smashed green apples. Salty tastes now with smoked salmon and dill with light notes of gingerbread. Banana leaf, dried herbs, medicinal plants with a touch of bitterness.
    The mouth follows the same logic as the nose! Impressive, magnificent!

    Do you want more ?

    Second nose: Bread dough. Old dusty parquet floor. Hint of yeast. Soft cheese (emmenthal and light reblochon, I mean light taste ;)) with figs jam. Cereal bread with sesame topping. Notes of vinegar. Finely oaky. Fortune Cookies (pretty sure that there is a good news inside) and plums cooked in a crumble with cinnamon. Toffee.
    Second mouth (the level of the glass decreased dramtically): Yellow pepper, not ripe apricots. Creamy barley.

    And finally, after longer aeration.

    Nose: apple sauce and vanilla. Melted Plastic. Heather. Rice cake with honey bee. Notes of white fruits and plants.

    Mouth (the final drop): Burnt rubber. Pin tree sap. Fresh cream.


  2. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 2.055 € at Whiskyauction in July 2015

  3. newman346 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Hanyu 2000/2012 12yo Shinanoya Private Cask 5th Anniversary ICHIRO'S MALT × SHINANOYA - the GAME - 700ml 57.5% vol. RedOak Heads HogsHead finish # 360, Bottle No.110 / 309 This is from the moment I saw Label, Tri is a decision Hanyu 2000! Color: Vulgar ruby ​​color, but is it a dream of Label design and red oak rhythm and magic enchantment? Nose: Fresh nutritious fruity like a thin cucumber. Also full of playfulness like strawberry gum mousse and ice cream Attach: It is a superbly berry type coexisting with powerfulness and splendor. , A gentle tolerance like soft shumai.The aftertaste disappearing aftertaste as it fell into the pitfall Pretty finish.From 100 to 0! Body: moderate body feels moderate Woody as if it is eating a kinako rice cake, as if it is a wooden vessel Taste: A world of Japanese that overflows with emotion as if you get a kudzu-mochi while drinking dried tea with dead flavor.It is unexpectedly sweet oily and there is not a tattoo in date.I like ginger like Madeira Cask Darjeeling tea and peculiar pushing strength and addiction that will bring you all at once, the enchantment that seems to be empty as soon as you drink a house.The spinning burning with a scorching feeling.Drawing out wheat with reasonable bitterness.While you have a person of Hakata Taste of Japanese and Western cuisine as if drinking a bit of astringent Wine Finish: No fruity feeling? But is that good? It is a feeling that the place not dressing fancy fancy is completely filled with excellent balance.Even without elegance, it is beautiful resinishness! True malicious sex appeal that can not be enjoyed easily in Whisky in Japan! With wooden vessels, plenty of grape juice withered Weakness and gorgeous Finish with long lingering! No way, you can enjoy it in Hanyu! After all, Shinanoya is dying! ! ! https://whisky2010.usukeba.com/u/whisky2010/1fyharsgityihn

  4. djork scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. WhiskyJug scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    One of the best whiskys I have ever tasted.


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