Fuji Gotemba 25-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Grain
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Stated Age
25 years old
Bourbon Barrels
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
jp Japan
Added on
19 Feb 2015 5:40 pm by z-imaging

Average value

€ 1970.67

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11 × member ratings

13 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Fuji Gotemba 25-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.38 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    I tried this last year and liked it very much [B/87 points]

    N: Fruit varnish complex 
    T: Pleasingly, same again.
    F: Medium length, classic grain finish.
    C: I’m a big fan!Scores a B

  2. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    TAKE 1:

    N: There appear to be significant amounts of grain older than 25 years in here, so much so theres even a little jam showing, amazing! It’s like its had a port finish too. Sour-cream and dense oak round off a very promising start
    T: This is kicking off with lots of old, oaked maize. Its a thick corn syrup arrival with notes of marzipan, ginger, sour vanilla, years of oak  - and again, suggestions of a port like finish.
    F: Short and mild finish, of course.
    C: It’s going to be too woody for some but it’s worth trying for the nose and arrival alone. Pricey though, around 30,000 [Yen]/£185 [March ’16]. It won ‘World’s Best Grain Whisky’ at the World Whisky Awards 2016

    Scores a B [87]

    TAKE 2

    N: This was so nice i simply had to come back for more. It’s like the Invergordon ’64 WB and the North of Scotland ’71 WB I’ve presently got open, vatted together. Fabulous, mushroomy.

    T: Old tasting grain all the way - straight shooter with deep roots and a short flurry of deep ‘old’ cream
    F: Straight maize finish
    C: Good ‘ole’ grain, only 25yo but going on 40+. Same score

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  3. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83


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